Melaleuca nesophila which has the common name Honey Myrtle is part of the Myrtaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Honey Myrtle then look no further. Honey Myrtle are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Melaleuca nesophila in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Melaleuca nesophila grow?
Melaleuca nesophila Honey Myrtle can grow to a height between 2 ~ 5 metres and grow to a width of 1.5 ~ 4 metres. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Honey Myrtle in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Melaleuca nesophila have?
Melaleuca nesophila Honey Myrtle have wonderful flowers which can be pink, mauve. Honey Myrtle will flower during spring, summer.
Where should you plant Melaleuca nesophila?
Honey Myrtle thrive in a sunny, light shade location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, flower garden, coastal garden, drought resistant. They thrive in the following climate zones warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean, cool.
Honey Myrtle can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, loamy, sandy loam, clay loam, poor soil. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral, alkaline. Honey Myrtle likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be well-drained.”
Are Melaleuca nesophila perennial?
Yes, Melaleuca nesophila Honey Myrtle are perennial. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter-lived annuals and biennials.
Are Melaleuca nesophila frost tolerant?
Yes, Melaleuca nesophila tolerates heavy frost, tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Melaleuca nesophila
The best way to propagate Melaleuca nesophila is by cutting.
What are Melaleuca nesophila used for?
Melaleuca nesophila Honey Myrtle can be used as a screen, windbreak. Other special uses for Melaleuca nesophila Honey Myrtle include being used fragrant oils, erosion control, bird nesting plant. Honey Myrtle are great at attracting wildlife such as bees, nectar eating birds, butterflies, other insects.
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