MELALEUCA armillaris

Commonly known as Bracelet honey myrtle, Paper bark

Narrow linear leaves and white flowers in cylindrical inflorescences
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MELALEUCA armillaris

 
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  • Evergreen
    Linear to narrowly ovate leaves arranged in alternating pairs each at right angles
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Large, bushy shrub or small tree. Flowers in dense spikes resembling bottle brushes
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - requires long, hot summers to flower well.
  • Pests & Diseases
    none.
  • Place of origin
    southeastern Australia.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Coastal / windswept
  • Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
    will need restrictive pruning under glass
  • Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Linear see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Melaleuca - Growing Guide
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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