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Melia azedarach Caroline

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Wantirna
A3, A5, A9
Size: 40cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $99.75 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $109.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Melia azedarach Caroline White Cedar, Chinaberry Tree, Bead Tree, Cape Lilac, Persian Lilac, Indian Lilac,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Rounded

Description:
Rounded, dense,deciduous tree with a rounded habit growing 10m tall x 4m wide. Glossy green foliage turns yellow in autumn before shedding. Clusters of spring flowers are a pale lilac and yellow/brown berries follow the flowering period. Often used in streetscapes, avenues or as a shade tree. Berries are harmful if eaten. Used in timber production.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Verge

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grafted Melia that is relatively low maintenance. Adaptable to most conditions including pollution.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Meliaceae Australia

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

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