Melaleuca - Tea tree oil tree

Melaleuca alternifolia

Flowers and foliage of Melaleuca alternifolia By Geoff Derrin [CC BY-SA 4.0] (Photo Credits)

This shrub has fine foliage and profuse white flowers appearing in spring/summer. Plants respond to pruning and can be grown as a hedge or screen. This species is grown for tea-tree oil extraction. 3m

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Specifications of Melaleuca - Tea tree oil tree

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

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