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Melaleuca quinquenervia - Plant

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Description

The tree has a long flexible trunk with irregular ascending branches.

Melaleuca quinquenervia, commonly known as broad-leaved paperbark, the paperbark tea tree, punk tree or niaouli, is a small- to medium-sized tree of the allspice family, Myrtaceae.

The tree has a long flexible trunk with irregular ascending branches, covered with a pale thick, lamellated bark it is soft and spongy and from time to time throws off its outer layer in flakes; leaves entire, linear, lanceolate, ash color, alternate on short foot-stalks. White stalkless flowers occur on long spikes, reminiscent of bottle-brush.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Cajuput Tree, Fine leaf melaleuca, Punk tree, Swamp tea tree, White tea tree, Whitewood, Shitanshu
Maximum Reachable Height 25 to 40 feet
Flower Colour Creamy white
Bloom Time June to October
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Grows well in lowland areas, swamps, along river banks and in locations with standing water, but also tolerates drier upland soils.
  • Best in full sun.
  • Seed is disbursed by wind and water.

    Melaleuca quinquenervia care

    Native to USDA Zones 9-11 where it thrives in moist wetland areas. Grows well in lowland areas, swamps, along river banks and in locations with standing water, but also tolerates drier upland soils. Best in full sun. Seed is disbursed by wind and water.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Moist wetland
    Temperature 16 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Melaleuca quinquenervia special feature

    Not recommended for planting in areas where it is likely to be invasive.

    Melaleuca quinquenervia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
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