Melaleuca nesophila
WESTERN TEA MYRTLE, SHOWY HONEY MYRTLE
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
7m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in crimson

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer

Bark & Stems: peeling bark
 
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Melaleuca nesophila
WESTERN TEA MYRTLE, SHOWY HONEY MYRTLE
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
7m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in crimson

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer

Bark & Stems: peeling bark


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits bush, coastal & mediterranean designs

Uses: informal screen, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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