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Leptospermum scoparium 'Ruru'


Leptospermum scoparium 'Ruru' Leptospermum scoparium 'Ruru'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A hardy colourful low growing shrub with aromatic foliage from the Nanum group of manukas. The leaves are dark green. It has exquisite single rosy crimson flowers flushed with crimson in spring. Wonderful food for the bees. This is a cultivar of our most common native tree, it grows naturally in many different sites and is very hardy. Great for growing in difficult ground.

 
Genus
Leptospermum
Species   scoparium
Cultivar   'Ruru'

Common name
Manuka

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
50 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils / Tolerates wet soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Immaculate / Indigenous / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Dwarf, height 0.3 and 1 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 1.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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