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Leptospermum 'Fore Shore'

full sun
part shade
height 50cm
spread 50cm

The ideal Australian native hedge! Bred in Australia by leading native experts 'Native Plant Wholesalers' for Australian conditions. This plant is the perfect alternative to traditional English Box hedging! A versatile landscape performer with outstanding resilience to the harshest coastal conditions. Leptospermum 'Fore Shore' tolerates salt sprays and salt laden winds making it ideal for difficult coastal sites. It boasts stand out grey-green foliage with bronze coloured new growth. Very hardy, drought tolerant and a low water user, 'Fore Shore' is stand out performer for any garden or public landscape.

Plant in most soil types that are well draining. Best grown in full sun but will tolerate part shade Lightly trim to maintain shape if desired. Water requirements are low. One established it is reasonably dry tolerant only occasionally requiring deep watering during extended periods of heat.

  • Hedging - space approximately 30cm apart
  • Difficult sites such as coastal plantings, poolside landscapes, roadside verges, parks and other public open space
  • Smaller spaces such as patios and courtyards
  • Use in containers
  • Responds well to pruning, and great when clipped as a topiary

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