Melaleuca erubescens. rosy honey-myrtle

Family Myrtaceae
Description Small to medium rounded shrub.
Flowering Time Spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Seasonally waterlogged sites in sclerophyll communities.
Soil Types Various but often on light soils with heavier waterlogged subsoils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very long lived structural understory component for swamp and wetland margins.
Amenity / Ornamental Values An attractive neat shrub. Reliable and long-lived. Superior to many other for commonly grown Melaleuca species. Could be used for urban shrub massing on freeways etc.
Other Values
Water Deficit high
Compaction high
Waterlogging high
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Average no. Seeds per Gram 5000
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-30
Direct Seeding average