Botanical Name: Backhousia citriodora
Common Name(s): Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Ironbark
Plant Type: Large shrub to small tree
Size: 8m h x 4m wide if grown as tree. Can also be pruned to maintain desired height
Tolerances: Full sun to part shade, moderately frost tolerant, moderately drought tolerant
Part Eaten: Leaves fresh or dried used as flavouring in sweet and savoury dishes, as herbal tea or made into syrups or cordials.