MELALEUCA - SWAMP PAPERBARK
Botanical Name: Melaleuca quinquenervia
This tall paper-bark is a common tree around coastal swamp areas. The white flowers appear in terminal spikes. Flowering is between to February to May, with some flower through winter. Warning This species is susceptible to Myrtle Rust (Puccinia psidiisl)It has been observed in the field with moderate to severe damage and will require ongoing treatment to control the rust. For more information follow this link. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/plant/myrtle-rust
Plant Information or Specifications
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Drought Hardy (Little Watering)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)
Preferred Soil Type
Good Drainage, Poor Drainage (Clay)
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