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Products > Melaleuca armillaris
 
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.  The information on this webpage is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, as well as from observations made of it as it grows in the nursery in containers, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens where we have observed it growing. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Melaleuca armillaris.
 
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