Melaleuca alternifolia Medicinal Tea Tree Oil

Quick growing shrub, with lush, scented foliage. White, butterfly attracting flowers in spring.
Leaves are crushed to separate medicinal oils. Pinch out tips for lush, bush growth. Plant in full sun or partial shade.Keep moist in well-drained soil. Ancient aboriginal remedy for many skin irritations and insect repellant. Perfect tub patio
plant.

PLANT GUIDE

Plant type
Features
Average size 10-20 H X 10-20W
Bloom time Spring Summer
Spacing 10-20'
Water Low, Once established
Growth rate Medium
Pruning Withstands heavy pruning
Common uses Cold Hardiness 30-20 F

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