Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) - The Culinary Herb Company

Tea Tree

(Melaleuca alternifolia)

Vendor
The Culinary Herb Company
Regular price
£2.85
Sale price
£2.85
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HARDY PERENNIAL. Ht 2-5m.

The leaves and twigs of this plant can be made into tea tree oil, which is anti-fungal, antibacterial and antiseptic. It can be used as a natural disinfectant or mosquito repellent. The plant has a vigorous root system and should be re-potted regularly and eventually planted in the ground in a sheltered spot.
Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. This plant prefers a dry soil in winter.