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Melaleuca decussata compact

Genus Species: Melaleuca decussata compact

Common / Product Name: Cross-leaved Honey-myrtle

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

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

Evergreen: Yes

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.

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