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Melaleuca gibbosa compact

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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