Melaleuca decussata compact
Genus Species: Melaleuca decussata compact
Common / Product Name: Cross-leaved Honey-myrtle
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 -1.5m x 0.5 – 1.5m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Mauve bottlebrush like-flowers.
Irrigation: Very hardy, no watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions.
Lower Temperatures: Once established tolerates high frost. Temperatures as low as -7°C.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.