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Melaleuca heugelii


A beautiful shrub or small tree with small, nearly triangular, scented, green leaves and white cylindrical white flowers that are usually pink in bud. Grows on limestone cliffs in sandy soils over limestone in Western Australia on the coast. Very ornamental and variable in height, especially as the plants we are growing are grown from seed. Hardy to heavy frosts and dry periods. Excellent cut flower and landscape shrub or small tree. The forms we have tend to be bushy rather than single trunked. Excellent for erosion control, hedge or screen and windbreak.


Biological Name: Melaleuca heugelii
Common Name: Chenille Honey Myrtle
Family: Myrtaceae
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 3-20'
Width: 6-10'
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Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily without any pre-treatments. Cover seed lightly after sowing and drench with a fungicide to prevent "damping off".



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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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