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Melaleuca squarrosa

Genus Species: Melaleuca squarrosa

Common / Product Name: Scented Paperbark

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

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Height x Width: 2 – 5m x 1 – 2m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour: Cream/Yellow

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 -7°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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