Melaleuca quinquenervia 'red flowered form'
RED BROAD LEAF PAPERBARK, PUNK TREE
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to usually boggy

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

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
20m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Flowers: red

Flowering Time: late autumn to late winter

Leaves: mid green

Bark & Stems: white papery bark
 
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Melaleuca quinquenervia 'red flowered form'
RED BROAD LEAF PAPERBARK, PUNK TREE
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to usually boggy

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

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
20m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: late autumn to late winter

Leaves: mid green

Bark & Stems: white papery bark


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, bonsai, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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