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Melaleuca bracteata Little Gold Feathers

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Melaleuca bracteata Little Gold Feathers Compact Golden Tea tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Small bushy evergreen native shrub with dense needle-like gold foliage and small fluffy white flowers that appear along the stems during spring and summer. Great to use as a hedge or in mixed garden beds for colour contrast. Ideal for coastal gardens. Bird attracting.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Roundabouts / Splitters, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

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: Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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