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Lemon Myrtle

Botanical Information

Botanical Information
Order Myrtales
Family Myrtaceae
Genus Backhousia
Common Name Lemon Myrtle
Species B. citriodora

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Permaculture uses

Permaculture uses
Usage 1 Usage 2 Usage 3
Shade Herb

Growing condition comments

Growing Condition Comment
Drought Tolerant Yes
Humidity tolerant
Planting area Ground
Sunlight Full_sun

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Endemic Mackay - Brisbane. 6m, often smaller. Evergreen. Leaves can be used as Tea

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