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Melaleuca quinquenervia compliments of panoramioBotanical 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.

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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

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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)

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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)


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

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