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Leptospermum multicaule      family MYRTACEAE


Variable shrub, usually low spreading, to 1 m high by 2 m across, occasionally taller. Leaves are elliptical, to 1 cm. Flowers are small, about 8 mm in diameter, and white or rarely pink.

Distribution: NSW, ACT, Vic.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Hardy plant, but requires better drainage than most Leptospermum spp.

text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed'
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996