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Decaspermum humile

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Decaspermum humile Silky Myrtle,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs, Trees Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Evergreen native rainforest tree with a weeping canopy. Masses of white scented flowers appear in the Summer months, green glossy leaves often have a tinge of pink.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Bush Tucker, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Park And Gardens, Tropical Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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