Melaleuca nesophila Common / Product Name: Little Nessy
Genus Species: Melaleuca nesophila
Common / Product Name: Little Nessy
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 2m x 0.50 – 2.00m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Mauve
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 -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.