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Melaleuca decussata

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Melaleuca decussata Cross Leaf Honeymyrtle, Totem Poles,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Medium rounded native shrub with dense grey fragrant foliage and beautiful clusters of mauve brush-like flowers during Spring and early Summer. Great for low hedge, borders and attracting birds to the garden. Grows approx. 3m tall x 2.5m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Tolerates most soils including clay and swampy areas. Drought tolerant once established. Trim often to keep looking thick and tidy. Feed with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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