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  • Melaleuca Dwarf Nesophila "Little Nessy"
  • Australian Native Plant

Melaleuca Dwarf Nesophila "Little Nessy"

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Product Description

Type Shrub
Growth Fast
Frost Light
Evergreen Yes
Native Australia
Height 2m
Width 2m
Sun exposure Full sun
Soil type Well-drained
Flower colour Mauve
Bloom time Summer

 

Melaleuca Dwarf Nesophila "Little Nessy" "Honey Myrtle" This dense rounded shrub with bright green leaves has a scented mauve flower with gold tips, which appears in Summer. Is bird and insect attracting.

Grows well in a range of soils and conditions and will tolerate light frosts. Best grown in full sun to slightly shaded position in well-drained soil.

Once established this water wise plant make a perfect hedge as it can be trimmed to shape. 

And ideal plant for that can be used for coastal plantings, informal hedges, boarders, scatter plantings through the garden and a in decorative pot.  

 


 

Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.

Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted. 

Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.

 


 

Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.

Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out.

 

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