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Melaleuca armillaris - Bracelet Honey-myrtle
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Tree
Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtles)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 20-30 feet
Width: 15-25 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Melaleuca armillaris (Bracelet Honey-myrtle) - This is a quick-growing, dense, small evergreen tree or shrub which can attain a maximum height of 30 feet tall and a spread to about 25 feet. It has 1 inch long, needlelike light green leaves and grey furrowed bark that peels in strips. Pale cream flowers appear in late spring through summer. It is extremely tough, being both drought tolerant and tolerant of frost, although new tip growth may be damaged. It also can handle harsh sea winds. It is hardy to about 20 degrees F.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Melaleuca armillaris.
 
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