Australian native shrub to medium sized tree grown for profuse floral display and highly aromatic leaves.
FEATURES: Long, narrow, light green, strongly lemon scented leaves. New leaves are red. Clusters of cream-white flowers in Summer and Autumn. Trees in rainforest areas can grow to 20m tall.
CONDITIONS: Suits most soil types. Prefers moist, well drained soil in semi-shade. Tolerates full sun in cool areas.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• great feature specimen
• ideal for mixed shrub beds and borders
• plant in groups to form a hedge or windbreak
• use in cooking wherever lemon flavour required.