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Melaleuca gibbosa compact     Common / Product Name: Slender Honey Myrtle

Genus Species: Melaleuca gibbosa compact    

Common / Product Name: Slender Honey Myrtle

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 1 – 2m

Pruning:   Prune annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Mauve

Irrigation:   Yes requires summer watering

Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold, needs protection from frost for young plants. Temperatures as low as -3°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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