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Melaleuca thymifolia     Common / Product Name: Cotton Candy

Genus Species: Melaleuca thymifolia    

Common / Product Name: Cotton Candy

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 1m x 2m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Mauve

Irrigation:   Very hardy, no watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions.

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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