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Melia azedarach

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Wantirna
C12
Size: 40cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $132.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $146.11 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Melia azedarach White Cedar, Chinaberry Tree, Bead Tree, Cape Lilac, Persian Lilac, Indian Lilac,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Broad Domed, V-Shaped

Description:
A hardy Australian native that is widely used as a street tree or in parks and gardens. Attractive perfumed purple/lilac and white flowers arrive in spring with dark green foliage until turning golden in autumn. Very hardy tree in most positions.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Young plants can be sensitive to frost, berries are toxic to mammals but loved by birds.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Meliaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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