Melaleuca bracteata. white cloud tree

Family Myrtaceae
Description Small rounded tree
Flowering Time spring-summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities A riparian species common along creeklines in coastal and inland areas.
Soil Types Generally on heavier soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Important for riparian revegetation/creek stabilisation.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Very attractive in flower, long lived and good form. Very tough, could be used as a street tree.
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction high
Waterlogging high
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 7000
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-30
Direct Seeding average