Tea tree

Melaleuca alternifolia

This aromatic tender perennial shrub is native to Australia and New Zealand, the oil distilled from this herb is used to treat bacterial and fungal infections. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • Aromatic
  • Antibacterial and antifungal
  • Unusual to grow
  • Good for pot growing

A well know herb, the oil in tea tree is used commercially in cosmetics, hair care products and antibacterial and antifungal skin products. It is not hardy in the UK and needs to be kept in a warm spot over winter.

Plant care

  • Height: 150cm+
  • Type: Tender
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering period: Unlikely in UK



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