Information submited: May 14, 2014 Modified: June 6, 2018 By: OperaDreamhouse
Lemon-Scented Teatree is a tall shrub to small tree to 5 m which
is cultivated as an ornamental and for essential oils.
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.