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Melaleuca thymifolia

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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