New Zealand Tea Tree
About New Zealand Tea Tree
New Zealand Tea Tree is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
New Zealand Tea Tree belongs to the Leptospermum genus, and is native to New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and New Zealand.
Also known as
Manuka myrtle, Tea tree, Mānuka, Manuka, New zealand teatree and Broom tea-tree
How to care for New Zealand Tea Tree
New Zealand Tea Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
New Zealand Tea Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
New Zealand Tea Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of New Zealand Tea Tree in your home 🏡.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your New Zealand Tea Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.