Genus Species: Melaleuca lanceolata
Common / Product Name: Moonah
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 4 – 6m x canopy 2 – 3m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: Cream
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -7°C once established, canopy is usually above the frost level having no effect on an established tree .
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.