Melaleuca - Swamp paperbark

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Melaleuca quinquenervia By Geoff Derrin [CC BY-SA 4.0] (Photo Credits)

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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

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Specifications of Melaleuca - Swamp paperbark

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)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage, Poor Drainage (Clay)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Melaleuca - Swamp paperbark Reviews & Tips

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veggypatchmeg
★★★★★ 11y ago

Kadina, SA, Australia

I make baskets so I am after the seeds for this tree

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