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Melaleuca ericifolia     Common / Product Name: Swamp Paperbark

Genus Species: Melaleuca ericifolia    

Common / Product Name: Swamp Paperbark

Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 2 – 9m x 3m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Cream

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold, needs protection from frost for young plants. Temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods.

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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