Melaleuca - Cotton Candy

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Melaleuca Honey Thyme bright purple flower developing

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"Cotton Candy" Thyme Honey Myrtle is a native shrub found in coastal regions, often in woodlands, swampy edges and heathland. This plant is most of the time noticed within spring with eye-catching purple blossoms. It is fragrant plant normally seen around one meter tall with corky bark as well as slim wiry stalks. Its leaves are thin and small.

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Specifications of Melaleuca - Cotton Candy

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

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

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 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)

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September, October, November, December

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