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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Leptospermum continentale is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE (PINK tinged) -1cm. dia., frag.
-7mm. dia., 4-5 celled, glab.
to 15x3mm., lance.-obl., silky to glab.
|Height, in meters: 6
Height, in feet: 19.80
|Leptospermum continentale sales history
Common names for Leptospermum continentale:
|Prickly Tea Tree,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|60||: Economic Timber Trees|
|see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds|
|167||: Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|172||: Tree Species For Coppicing|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Leptospermum continentale seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.