Melaleuca thymifolia which has the common name Thyme honey-myrtle is part of the Myrtaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Thyme Honey-Myrtle then look no further. Thyme honey-myrtle are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Melaleuca thymifolia in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Thyme honey-myrtle grow?
Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme Honey-Myrtle can grow to a height between 1 ~ 1.2 metre and grow to a width of 1 ~ 2 metre. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Thyme honey-myrtle in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Thyme honey-myrtle have?
Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme Honey-Myrtle have wonderful flowers which can be white, purple, mauve. Thyme honey-myrtle will flower during all year.
Where should you plant Thyme honey-myrtle?
Thyme honey-myrtle thrive in a sunny, light shade location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, courtyard, container growing, cottage garden, flower garden, drought resistant. They thrive in the following climate zones sub-tropical, warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean, cool.
Thyme honey-myrtle can be planted in a variety of soil types such as loamy, sandy loam, clay loam, potting mix, poor soil. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral, alkaline. Thyme honey-myrtle likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be well-drained.”
Are Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme Honey-Myrtle perennial?
Yes, Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme 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 thymifolia frost tolerant?
Yes, Melaleuca thymifolia tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Melaleuca thymifolia
The best way to propagate Melaleuca thymifolia is by seed, softwood cutting, semihardwood cutting.
What are Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme Honey-Myrtle used for?
Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme Honey-Myrtle can be used as a groundcover. Other special uses for Melaleuca Thymifolia Thyme Honey-Myrtle include being used cut flower, honey producing plant, playground friendly. Thyme honey-myrtle are great at attracting wildlife such as bees, nectar eating birds, butterflies, other insects.
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