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Leptospermum myrtifolium

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 16671

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Leptospermum myrtifolium is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F   (-12° to -6.5°C)
Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE, 7-11mm. dia.
Fruit: capsule to 6mm. glob.
Foliage: obov.-ell., to 10x5mm.
Height, in meters: 3
Height, in feet: 9.90
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Leptospermum myrtifolium:
Leptospermum cunninghamii, Leptospermum pubescens v parv., Leptospermum thymifolium, 

Common names for Leptospermum myrtifolium:

Myrtle Tea Tree, 


Leptospermum myrtifolium is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
56:   Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
132:   Windy Condition Plant Shrub and Tree Seed List
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
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.
515:  Myrtaceae


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Germination guide for Leptospermum myrtifolium

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Leptospermum myrtifolium seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Leptospermum myrtifolium seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 15°C.


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