Lemon Scented Tea Tree - Aussie Native.

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The lemon Scented Tea Tree ( Leptospermum petersonii ) is Australian Native which grows into a large shrub or small tree up to 5 metres high. It is fast growing and has masses of small white flowers , mainly in Autumn. Crush the leaves with your hand and a wonderful lemon aroma will excite your senses. Aromatic Essential oil can be extracted from the leaves . I have made a tea from the crushed leaves. Use this plant as a privacy screen plus it can also be used for coastal gardens and it will attract birds which fee on the nectar from the flowers. It will tolerate light frost and once established, it is drought hardy. There are many species of Leptospermum ,but this one is common in Sydney gardens. NEW 3 012.JPG NEW 3 013.JPG

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A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit.The new foliage is copper/bronze colour. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. The leaves when crushed have a beautiful citrus scent.
Uses
Fantastic as a street tree because of its smaller growth and can also be used as an informal hedge because of its dense foliage. It also is a great bird attractant.

Position & Soil
Adaptable to most soils but prefers a well drained full sun position. Sites similar to coastal conditions are perfect. Its ideal for tough conditions ie. drought conditions or poor soil

Categories
Bird Attracting
These are tree selections with magnificent flowers and/or dense habitat for bird attraction.
Coastal
These trees are tolerant of the typically sandy conditions associated with living along the coast.
Evergreen
This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
Informal Screening
A tree for an informal screen is one which is tall enough to block views but is left to grow in its natural form. These trees offer a more casual look.
Native
This selection of trees are indigenous to Australia and unique to our climatic conditions. Most of the trees we grow are suitable for the south eastern parts of Australia.

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I never saw a Bonsai Tea tree before !

Hi bro ! How are you ? I glad to see you here after many time.

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The plants are as interesting as the animals of Australia, the taxonomists have a lot of problems about where to put the plant, the information changes continuously .. Also the general names are surprising. For example, some of these plants are used in the form of cay, they all become trees. In Australia, however, the class Leptospermum which is called tea tree ... On the other hand, the plant Melaleuca alternitifolia which is sold as Tea Tree Oil in the market ...

The plants of both classes are used by Australian aborigines for healing. I have a definition of "Bush Tucker". Plants that the Aborigines used to survive (both for healing and nutrition) in difficult Australian conditions. There are many interesting things. White people have been tied up with information that can not be considered a unique treasure because of the lack of a part of the aboriginal children who have been torn from their families, but this is uncommon in the context of the media reporting (why not consider it different from us?). If the Aboriginal communities that have already reached the water and now have the freedom, they are not too inclined to share something with white people anymore. While there were many things to experience from a society that has survived as a whole without harming it, just as it is in other slaughter societies ...

Thanks for reading. I hope to see you again 😘 @ctrl-alt-nwo

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I also share a knowledge of Leptospermum petersonii, I share, the same plant is denızıyoruz insallah.English is also a teabaumöl oil is called a cayagaci yagi. On top of it is also writing in the country of Australia. There is also the inclusion of Melaleuca Alternifolia oil. This medicine, which is also sold in a 30 ml mini sachet, is used for many things. We started using it 10 years ago for the first dental and gingival problems. You put garlic in the water for 3-4 drops once a day and gargle for as long as you can. After mouthwash, it is definitely not calked with mouth water. You do not swallow the spit for a while. Another method is to put a drop on the tooth paste and brush your teeth. An unbelievable thing is that they exterminate their teeth, gum problems 2 or 3 times.

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You can also use the problems of sheet metal. You can also use 2-3 drops of water to remove the sheets.
Insect stings, wounds, abrasions, acne, skin infections, mushroom infections (including foot mushrooms and thrush).
Agritive problems, tonsils, throat, respiratory tract infections, sinusitis treatment ...
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A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit.The new foliage is copper/bronze color. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. The leaves when crushed have a beautiful citrus scent.

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The soft, pendulous branches bear long, slender leaves that start coppery, then turn green.The small, white flowers are pretty but not very conspicuous and followed by woody capsules. Although they prefer full sun they will grow in part shade but will tend to have a more open habit. They will tolerate mild drought and marginal frosts. They are commonly seen in Australian gardens, either as an ornamental feature or as a screen or hedge. Their very fast growth making them ideal for quick screening in new housing areas.They also attract birds to your garden.Otherwise low maintenance ,apart from a trim now and again to keep it tidy and a light sprinkling of blood and bone (or a balance fertiliser for natives) once a year, in spring.

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About Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil

Our Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil, with its extremely tangy and citronella-like profile, will surprise and delight. We reach for this oil particularly for use in formulations where the traditional "medicinal" aroma of tea tree would be better omitted.
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While not a member of the Melaleuca genus and therefore technically not a true tea tree, this species of manuka oil has many of the same therapeutic benefits. It blends amazingly well with citrus and herbal oils such as rosemary and thyme. When added to one of our ultrasonic diffusers, a blend of this tea tree with geranium and lemon will provide hours of fresh, purifying air to the office or home. This oil is as purifying and cleansing as tea tree oil; it effectively supports wellness and is an excellent oil to employ during the winter season. Both regular and lemon-scented tea tree oils are important additions to your home medicine cabinet and first aid kit due to their fast and effective healing capabilities.imagehandler.jpg

Like regular tea tree oil, this lemon-scented variety is also extremely effective as a bathroom and household cleanser. You can also use it to support skin health and balance, especially when used in ointments, salves and compresses.lemon-tea-2.jpg

Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil Profile:

This unique organic oil from the pungent lemon-scented tea tree plant boasts the same wide use as more traditional medicinal tea tree oil. Grown on the coasts of South Africa, this pure tea tree is infused with the diversity of that enchanted landscape, having a refreshing, citronella-like fragrance. It mixes well with other tea tree essential oils and is effective in reducing their strongly medicinal aromas.25243422.jpg

Leptospermum is a plant in the form of a bush of Australian origin, with a subspecies of about 90 myrtle species (Myrtaceae). These boats, which usually range from 1 to 3 meters, have pink, white or red flowers. A special honey is produced from the lemon-scented tea tree (Leptospermum polygalifolium) flowers, a common type of this beautiful plant in Australia that attracts the nectar and the butterflies in its flowers. Maori, a native of New Zealand, used to treat this skin disease and wounds with this special baby. According to an investigation, 1750 milligrams of anti-bacterial compound "methylglucoside" was found in 1 kg of the plant, but this substance became ineffective during honey production.

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Since the leaves containing vitamin C were consumed as tea by the first Australian immigrants, they also called him "New Zealand tea tree" in his homeland. Leptospermum also used acrid herb tea as an antibacterial drug at the same time. Lacin should not be confused with the Indian burrows (Melaleuca alternifolia), which is also Australian-origin and commonly used in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical sectors and known as "tea tree".

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Leptospermum is also used in horticulture as a popular hedge plant. Leptospermum was also a suitable plant for the bonsai technique. L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, L. rupestre and L. scoparium were the most prevalent species, both resistant to cold and drought, and did not plow their leaves in winter. It is worth remembering that this plant, made of steel and seed, is a warm climate plant. If you want to give her a place in your garden, you should find a corner with plenty of sun, good drainage and no lime calcareous.

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Common Name: Lemon Scented Tea Tree
Plant Height: 5
Plant Spread: 4
Use: informal hedge, informal screen, shade tree
Plant Pruning: Retain only one main trunk for a tree. Tip prune after flowering for a shrub.
Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist
Sunlight: hot overhead sun
Design: Suits bush, coastal & mediterranean designs
Plant Origins: Australia, NSW, QLD
Flower Colour: white
Garden Type: tree or shrub
Plant Seasonality: Evergreenleptospermum-petersonii-lemon-scented-tea-tree-flower.jpg
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This very beautiful garden and beautiful photography
thanks @ctrl-alt-nwo
Have a great day.

Hi all
Best regard @ctrl-alt-nwo

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The ongoing struggle between Australian and New Zealand manuka honey producers has been a bit of a challenge, with an Australian industry association recently opposing the kiwi drive for its "liquid gold" brand.

The Australian Manuka Honey Association (AMHA) was born at a meeting in Melbourne last month and is supported by major industry players including Australia's largest producer Capilano.

At that time around the same report emerged from New Zealand producers applying for an exclusive trademark for "manuka honey" in five countries, including Australia and China.

But Australians argue the kiwi claims what was formerly called "liquid gold", produced by bees looking for the original Leptospermum plant of both countries, is the bed.

The prime AMHA chief Paul Callender said that the group would let the domestic industry inaugurate and fight.

"Some of us agreed that it was time to involve key people from the industry," he said.

"[New Zealand] is trying to do this trademark globally to prevent access from other participating market countries.

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Interesting info about Honey !

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Thank you very much .

I am happy to be able to comment on this very nice and very useful post.

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Another wonderful and interesting post by @ctrl-alt-nwo sir...

  1. Common Name: - Lemon Scented Tea tree
  2. Botanical Name:- Leptospermum petersonii
  3. Plant size:- 20 – 25cm
  4. Pot size:- 50mm pot.
  5. Max growth:-Approximately 3 – 7m high and 2 – 5m wide.

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Description:-
This medium to tall shrub has aromatic leaves which have a strong lemon scent. This fantastic native produces masses of single white flowers through summer. The leaves and the stems both contain essential oils citronella and citral.

Uses:-..
The leaves can be used for pot pourri or herbal tea. Ideal for use as a hedge or screen as well as ornamental use.
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  1. Position- Full Sun, Semi Shade
  2. Garden Style- Native Garden
    3.Hedging- Border Hedge, Tall Hedge, Privacy Screen, Wind break
  3. FlowersBird attracting
  4. Plant TypeNatives, Evergreen, Foliage Plants, Large Shrubs
  5. Uses- Feature planting
  6. Growth Rate -Fast

Wel done sir...
My hobby is garderning...I'm really like ur flower posts...

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This medium to tall shrub has aromatic leaves which have a strong lemon scent. This fantastic native produces masses of single white flowers through summer. The leaves and the stems both contain essential oils citronella and citral.
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The leaves can be used for pot pourri or herbal tea. Ideal for use as a hedge or screen as well as ornamental use.

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That is a cool tree i will find something for you
Leptospermum petersonii
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Leptospermum
Species: L. petersonii
Binomial name
Leptospermum petersonii
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Leptospermum petersonii (or Leptospermum citratum), lemon-scented teatree is a tall shrub to small tree, growing to a maximum of 5 metres which is cultivated as an ornamental and for essential oils. It naturally occurs near sclerophyll forest or rainforest, on sandy or rocky escarpments, on the east coast of Australia. It has simple leaves, 20–40 mm long, with a distinctive lemony aroma. The flowers are white, followed by woody capsules.
The leaves are distilled commercially for the essential oil which contains citronellal, citral, and pinene. It is grown in plantations in Kenya, Zaire, South Africa, Guatemala and Australia.

The leaf of lemon-scented teatree is also used as a flavouring ingredient in boutique tea blends with standard black tea, Camellia sinensis.

The essential oil from L.petersonii inhibits the pathological fungi Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus.[1]
Lemon-scented teatree is well known as a garden plant, popular for its scent and attractiveness. It is fast growing and can be kept to shrub height by pruning. The ability to be pruned regularly also makes it well-suited for hedges, windbreaks and harvesting for distilled essential oils.[3]

Leptospermum liversidgei is also called "lemon-scented teatree" due to the presence of lemony essential oils
Thanks for your post.I missed you you came here after a long time.All the info i collect from google,wikipidea

You always find some uncommon tree now this time lemon Scented Tea Tree.Leptospermum petersonii
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Leptospermum
Species: L. petersonii
Binomial name
Leptospermum petersonii
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Leptospermum petersonii (or Leptospermum citratum), lemon-scented teatree is a tall shrub to small tree, growing to a maximum of 5 metres which is cultivated as an ornamental and for essential oils. It naturally occurs near sclerophyll forest or rainforest, on sandy or rocky escarpments, on the east coast of Australia. It has simple leaves, 20–40 mm long, with a distinctive lemony aroma. The flowers are white, followed by woody capsules.
The leaves are distilled commercially for the essential oil which contains citronellal, citral, and pinene. It is grown in plantations in Kenya, Zaire, South Africa, Guatemala and Australia.

The leaf of lemon-scented teatree is also used as a flavouring ingredient in boutique tea blends with standard black tea, Camellia sinensis.

The essential oil from L.petersonii inhibits the pathological fungi Candida albicansdownload.jpg
ALL the information taken from wikipedia.

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Tea Tree Essential Oil Uses and Benefits for acne, mood, self-care, foot care, cleaning. Blend recipes. Safety tips. Use in soaps and lotions.

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Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil is considered to be an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and antiseptic. Applications include acne, hand wash, insect repellent, hair care, and a natural preservative.

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Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil blends particular well with citrus oils and wood oils such as Cypress, Sandalwood, and Rosewood. One of the best blends is with medicinal oils, e.g. Tea Tree Oil, to mask their aroma.

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Second pic is Chinese Star Jasmine, wrong plant old son.

Hi dear and respectable @ctrl-alt-nwo
I am very happy to see post of my respectable and generous mentor. Your kind guide gives me inspiration and confidence . You spreading the true nature which is much interesting and also good source of learning for me.

Here are some pictures of

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@ctrl-alt-nwo,
I assure you this tree I have never seen in my country Sri Lanka! But I like it's shape and it's look! Feeling cool while watching it! Great photography and description about "Leptospermum Petersonii"!

Cheers~

Cheers~

A beautiful plant and very convenient for deodorizing air. The first Australian settlers replaced tea with Leptospermum petersonii leaves. Thank you @ctrl-alt-nwo

Small tree 10-20' with fine, lime green scented foliage and white flowers in early summer.
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Hardy to most soils and situations. Tolerant of light frosts, extended dry periods and pruning.
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Great small tree for small gardens. Excellent screen, windbreak and hedge.
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Leaves and stems contain essential oils used in candle and soap making. Leaves can be used as a tea substitute.
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Wow amazing & beautiful Garden.
For your post propagation.
Upvote/Resteem

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Small native tree with fine scented foliage and small white flowers along the young branches spring and summer. Establishes quickly making it ideal for new gardens.
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Native and coastal gardens as a feature or for light screening. Attracts birds and bees to the garden.
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Sunny to part shade, suitable to exposed areas in most parts of Australia. Tolerates light frost and is drought resistant.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune as required to promote new growth and fertilise using a slow release native fertiliser yearly.
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These are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
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Five meters high! Just right for my house!
And you could make tea from those leaves!
Wow! Send one sapling via the internet now!!
How nice to have this plant in the north west and the lovely scent coming through the window!

Hope you are very well!
Most people are rushed off their feet these days!
I wonder what is happening in the heaven!

Cheers.

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You in a hurry to find out about what is in Heaven, or you looking for the silly sausage?

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Wow! Your comment section should be in the Guinness Book of Records!
Oh! I already know what is in Heaven!
Too many silly sausages in Bangkok already!

I am looking for my old magic wand!! So I can extend time!! And travel to another time and place!!
Please tell me if you see this wand lying somewhere in your garden! This magic wand likes to visit gardens around the world! He is very independent and unruly just like a wild cat!!

This is really unique of the kind I've just been talking about and Oujda is producing healthy products which it's really very useful sir this is amazing

I was dazzled. @ctrl-alt-nwo
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One product that is extracted from this supernatural tree
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You were so dazzled that you made a sneeky pic of a Eucalyptus tree flower ( second pic)

Leptospermum petersonii (or Leptospermum citratum), lemon-scented teatree is a tall shrub to small tree, growing to a maximum of 5 metres which is cultivated as an ornamental and for essential oils. It naturally occurs near sclerophyll forest or rainforest, on sandy or rocky escarpments, on the east coast of Australia. It has simple leaves, 20–40 mm long, with a distinctive lemony aroma. The flowers are white, followed by woody capsules.
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USES :
The leaves are distilled commercially for the essential oil which contains citronellal, citral, and pinene. It is grown in plantations in Kenya, Zaire, South Africa, Guatemala and Australia.

The leaf of lemon-scented teatree is also used as a flavouring ingredient in boutique tea blends with standard black tea, Camellia sinensis.

The essential oil from L.petersonii inhibits the pathological fungi Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus.
It can be mistaken for Backhousia citriodora
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Lemon-scented teatree is well known as a garden plant, popular for its scent and attractiveness. It is fast growing and can be kept to shrub height by pruning. The ability to be pruned regularly also makes it well-suited for hedges, windbreaks and harvesting for distilled essential oils.images (2).jpeg
Leptospermum liversidgei is also called "lemon-scented teatree" due to the presence of lemony essential oils.
Thanks man @ctrl-alt-nwo

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He said, a cinstir made of 80 swords, works and trees. Australians naturally experience rainforests and rains of those who have New Zealand in South-East Asia. Aromatic leaves are grown for beautiful and small flowers. It grows well in the mid-ninth rich, well-educated soil, in full sun and half-shadow.

It is sensitive to frost. He likes the sun, It is resistant to the semi-shadow. Shrub or small tree - Perennial plant - Flower parks and gardens are used as solitary ornamental grass fields. Flowers bloom from May to June. It is good to mix nutrients in irrigation water for two weeks in this period. In winter, the reduced water must be kept so moist that it does not die. When necessary, pots should be replaced using multipurpose potting soil in the spring. Pruning at the end of the flowering season will help to improve the shape. It is cut from the end branches and is produced by rooting in fresh soil, warm pillows and wet soil in sandy soil mixture in the spring and summer

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How do you know its a "he" ?

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I quote from a related place. is that wrong?

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Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil Profile
This unique organic oil from the pungent lemon-scented tea tree plant boasts the same wide use as more traditional medicinal tea tree oil. Grown on the coasts of South Africa, this pure tea tree is infused with the diversity of that enchanted landscape, having a refreshing, citronella-like fragrance. It mixes well with other tea tree essential oils and is effective in reducing their strongly medicinal aromas.


How to Use Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil
There are a wide variety of uses for tea tree oil, which is particularly excellent for bringing comfort in the challenging winter months.

Facial Steam: Add 1-5 drops to a bowl of steaming hot water, cover head and bowl with a towel and steam face. Excellent to open the breath and enhance skin health.
In the Diffuser: Diffuse tea tree alone or with eucalyptus and lavender as needed throughout the day, especially when the children have brought home runny noses from school.

Other ways to use Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil
As a Compress: To promote healthy skin tissue, use tea tree oil in a compress. Put 10 drops of tea tree oil in 4 oz of water, soak a cloth in the water and wrap on needed area.
Scalp Health: Tea tree essential oil has great benefits as a scalp cleanser. Pure tea tree oil can be irritating to the skin when applied directly, so add a few drops to your favorite shampoo.
Fresh Mouth: Diluted in water, pure and natural tea tree oil can be used as a mouthwash to enhance mouth health. Add 2 drops of tea tree essential oil in 2 oz of water and gargle.
Clean House: There are many uses of tea tree oil to enhance home cleanliness. The essential oil of tea tree can also be added to your household cleansers to amplify their purifying action or can be used directly for a more powerful effect.

Interesting Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil Information
Used in aboriginal Australian tribes for generations to boost immunity, tea tree oil has also been used commercially for over 100 years. Organic tea tree oil is one of the most extensively researched of all the essential oils.
Hope this information will help people :)
#Source : Google

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The last pic is Lemon Myrtles, they are different plant.

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Leptospermum petersonii-Lemon scented tea-tree
DESCRIPTION: Small native tree with fine scented foliage and small white flowers along the young branches spring and summer. Establishes quickly making it ideal for new gardens.
USE IN: Native and coastal gardens as a feature or for light screening. Attracts birds and bees to the garden.
LOCATION: Sunny to part shade, suitable to exposed areas in most parts of Australia. Tolerates light frost and is drought resistant.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune as required to promote new growth and fertilise using a slow release native fertiliser yearly.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3-5 m H x 1-2 m W.
PLEASE NOTE: These are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

@ctrl-alt-nwo, That's well introduction of beauty gardening post. This is a Australian native one. I added more information using google. Small tree 10-20' with fine, lime green scented foliage and white flowers in early summer. Hardy to most soils and situations. Tolerant of light frosts, extended dry periods and pruning. Great small tree for small gardens. Excellent screen, windbreak and hedge. Leaves and stems contain essential oils used in candle and soap making. Leaves can be used as a tea substitute.

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Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant out in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts, and give some protection from the cold for their first winter or two outdoors. The seed remains viable for many years. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 5 - 8 cm with a heel, early August in a frame. Over-winter in the greenhouse for its first year. Good percentage. Cuttings of almost mature wood, 4 - 5 cm with a heel, October/November in a frame. Good percentage.

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Leptospermum petersonii is a rounded shrub with strongly scented leaves that can be used in cooking and to flavour tea. Masses of white flowers in spring and early summer. Suited to heavy soils on the coast or better soils inland. Fast growing screen and ornamental. Frost tender when young. Great for hedging, screening and scented gardens.

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Thank you for giving very beautiful plant inroduction @ctrl-alt-nwo.Lemon tea tree is an evergreen shrub or a small tree growing up to 5 metres tall.The leaves are gathered from the wild for use as a tea and to extract an essential oil. The plant is sometimes grown as an ornamental. Found mainly in warm temperate to subtropical areas, the plant is also sometimes found in the tropics. Succeeds in almost any neutral or acid soil of good or reasonable quality, preferring a light sandy loam and full sun Prefers a position sheltered from hot or cold drying winds. Plants resent root disturbance and should be put out into their permanent. positions as soon as possible. Does not regenerate from old wood. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.

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Details and images found from web.

The lemon Scented Tea Tree ( Leptospermum petersonii ) is really a beautiful tree with many benefits. Its beautiful flowers have good fragrance which attract honeybees. Its leaves also have enormous benefits for health.
I have collected some pictures to make your post more beautiful. I hope you will like them.

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I am grateful for your kind support and attention.

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By Teo Spengler
The lemon cypress tree, also called Goldcrest after its cultivar, is a variety of Monterey cypress. It gets its common name from the powerful strong lemon scent that its branches exude if you brush against them or crush their foliage. You can start growing lemon cypress trees (Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’) indoors or outside. Lemon cypress care is not difficult if you know some basic rules.

Lemon Cypress Trees:

Lemon cypress trees come in two sizes: small and smaller. Grown outdoors in their natural habitat, the trees can grow to 16 feet tall. This is quite small for a cypress. The dwarf lemon cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest Wilma’) is the better choice for a houseplant. This small tree usually does not grow taller than 3 feet, making it perfect for indoor containers. The tree has many admirers, thanks to its green-yellow needle-like foliage, conical growth pattern and bright fresh citrus smell. If you are thinking of growing lemon cypress, you’ll need to understand basic rules of lemon cypress care.

Lemon Cypress Care Outdoors:

In general, growing lemon cypress is not difficult. The trees require well-draining soil, but are not picky about whether it is loamy, sandy or chalky. They also accept acidic, neutral or alkaline soil. If you are growing lemon cypress in your backyard, you’ll need to learn about care for lemon cypress outdoors. They thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 through 10. Lemon cypress trees cannot survive shade, so you’ll need to plant your outdoor tree in a sunny spot. And don’t neglect irrigation, especially immediately after planting. During the tree’s first growing season, you’ll need to water twice a week. Watering is always an important part of care for lemon cypress outdoors. After the first year, water whenever the soil is dry. In spring, it’s time to feed the tree. Apply a standard, slow-release 20-20-20 fertilizer before new growth appears in the spring.

Lemon Cypress Houseplant Care:

If you decide to start growing lemon cypress trees indoors as houseplants, remember that they do best with cool indoor temperatures. Keep your thermostat in the low 60’s during winter. Perhaps the most difficult part of lemon cypress houseplant care is ensuring sufficient light. Select a window that provides good sunlight and turn the container regularly to give each side a turn. The houseplant requires 6 to 8 hours of direct sun. Don’t forget water – essential for lemon cypress houseplant care. They won’t forgive you if you don’t give them drenching once a week – you’ll see brown needles appear. Water whenever the soil is dry.

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Lemon Cypress is not a Lemon Scented Tea Tree...

An amazing plant, I imagine how fascinating it smells next to these bushes when it blooms. We have no such thing in the country. There is a herb of lemongrass and grass of melissa, we also use leaves for aromatic tea. But that would increase the lemongrass to the size of a bush, no one. Thank you for useful knowledge

This is our lemon balm

You made me look out for this tree and i have searched little about it on the internet .

Here i have gathered some images of this tree through the internet.
I hope you will like it.
If i get a chance i will try to make tea by use of it.

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The last 2 pics are Lemon Myrtle, this is not the same plant.

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lemon balm

Mosquitoes are dangerous small animals.
mosquitoes can be human enemies. Not only the bites that make the skin become bumps, itching, and redness, mosquitoes can also cause various diseases, such as dengue fever and malaria.

To get rid of it, people often use chemicals that have potentially adverse health effects. why not try other alternatives?

I have ways that practically repel mosquitoes.

lemon balm

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lemon balm contains a powerful citronellal compound to repel mosquitoes. The aroma of lemon balm is also one of the fragrance that is not favored by mosquitoes.
cultivate some lemon balm at home
so that our house is free from mosquitoes without using anti-mosquito that affect health.

@ctrl-alt-nwo thank you very much.

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Thanks for info @syilegirl

@ctrl-alt-nwo - Sir you mean we can make tea (drinking tea) by using this 'The lemon Scented Tea Tree' plant? Oh seriously I never heard about this plant Sir... How wonderful information Sir... Nice photography too Sir...
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wow that's soo wonderful lemon tea tree, thankyou for giving info about this tree, I love to read your post especially about every flowers plant, @ctrl-alt-nwo can you please also visit my blog?

So beautiful garden, thanks for sharing
Resteem

Looks like good hedge or screening material.

Beautiful tree, most typical for Australia. I use this oil as it has very pleasant scent. Have a good day @ctrl-alt-nwo

Beautiful. Never had seen tea tree before.

It is huge, will be great for a privacy screen. I've never seen this kind of thing here in Kashmir though..
Lemon flavor tea, sounds tasty

I guarantee you this tree I have never found in my nation Sri Lanka! In any case, I like it's shape and it's look! Feeling cool while watching it! Incredible photography and portrayal about "Leptospermum Petersonii. @ctrl-alt-nwo

does it smells great too i hope it will but anyways great information you shared on your blog so cool to see it

you post a useful plant, but I have never seen this tree, I have a very fragrant white flowerIMG_20180214_162003.jpg

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Gardenia !

Lemon-scented tea tree is well known as a garden plant, popular for its scent and attractiveness. It is fast growing and can be kept to shrub height by pruning. The ability to be pruned regularly also makes it well-suited for hedges, windbreaks and harvesting for distilled essential oils

Its beautiful and awesome stuff update about Plant @ctrl-alt-nwo
lemon Scented Tea Tree, I read it very carefully and get much information,
so I want to share some information with you according .

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It is Lemon Myrtle in first pic, not the right plant.

valueable post my friend nice to read it and know about a new plant i did not hear about this plant i just read it in your post or in comments you intro a new plant to mee thanks

Nice to see you back after couple of days,again with some other tree truely iam loving your blog,thank you so much.

Lemon-scented Tea Tree Oil
Lemon-scented Tea Tree is an evergreen shrub that grows to 4m. It is an evergreen native to Australia and flowers from June to July. The Lemon-scented Tea Tree oil is contained in the scented flowers and twigs, from which the essential oil is harvested and used in natural skin care products.
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wow Australian people can see this natural beauty around them this is spectacular great shot you have taken up and close :D

'Lemon Scented Tea Tree'
excellent photography & description. useful article for all tree lovers @ctrl-alt-nwo

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Leptospermum liversidgei, commonly known as lemon-scented tea-tree,swamp may, olive tea tree, or lemon teatree, is a shrub to 4 m found naturally growing in wet coastal heath in Eastern Australia. Leaves are 5–7 mm long, with a distinctive lemony aroma. The white or pink flowers are solitary, followed by a woody capsule.

Wooow a great introduction of Leptospermum petersonii plant Great information its good that you introduce new things in steem community
i appereciate your work keep it up a know a little bit about this plant
Lemon tea tree is an evergreen shrub or a small tree growing up to 5 metres tall.
The leaves are gathered from the wild for use as a tea and to extract an essential oil. The plant is sometimes grown as an ornamental

Wow @ctrl-alt-nwo how was the taste of the tea just after reading your post I'm excited to know the taste of the tea...... Please let me know waiting for your reply!!

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It tastes like lemon !

Nice photography and the way you expressed about the tea it made me curious to know more about it a kind of as i am fitness freak 8 wanted to know gains of during this and how it help me in daily routine..... Nice post @ctrl-alt-nwo keep making such interesting stuff

Life of the lemon scented tea tree on the set with one bright blue sky and two sunny suns
amazing post sir ..Lemon scented tea tree are very important for us... this tree is very helpful.. thanks sir for sharing thisgreat post27972010_1810836352320405_793215466900153816_n.jpg

Lemon Scented Tea Tree : Amazing post,great pics,when i looked at your comments below,amazing fan base,belive me you are the best upcomming blogger in steemit,proud to be your follower.

Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil has all the highly effective antiseptic, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties associated with tea tree oil itself but with a tangy and refreshing lemon fragrance.

They do not actually come from the same plant; true tea tree oil is Melaleuca Alternifolia, whilst lemon scented tea tree oil is Leptospermum Petersonnii. Both are related and grow in the same part of the world, namely Australia and New Zealand but their oil contents are different:

Lemon tea tree contains Citral and Citronellal. Citral is a pale yellow liquid with strong lemon odour used in perfumes and flavourings. Citronellal is an aldehyde, also with distinctive lemon scent.
Thanks for the essential post sir @ctrl-alt-nwo U5dqoTN1gZaLKRKkorGzfacViB7MvLq_1680x8400.jpeg

Fantastic garden and really look @ctrl-alt-nwo
Resteem



This is great article and wonderful photography.
@ctrl-alt-nwo
Upvote Resteem

While searching on Google i found that Leptospermum petersonii lemon-scented tea tree is a tall shrub to small tree and grows upto 5 metres. It is very beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit.

I do have the lemon Scented Tea ....it is cool to have one ...it tastes good ..sharpens your senses makes you feel come alive....it is great to have lemon tea....i recommend all to have such tea... image

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The leaves are very interesting like a grass i think in the pic you shared the second one correct me if i am wrong

Good jop ftiends