MELALEUCA fissurata 25g

Priority 4: Rare, Near Threatened

SKU: N 367-25g
Stock: In Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited

Family: Myrtaceae
Sub-family: Myrtoideae
Characteristics: Small shrub to 2 m with a similar spread

Seed per packet: Fine seed, hundreds.
Seed per gram: Fine seed, thousands per gram.

$31.50 AUD Excl. GST

A fast-growing small to a medium-sized shrub that bears attractive scented white-yellow flowers from late winter into Spring'
A rare shrub with rough bark, dished leaves that is closely related to Melaleuca lateriflora but differs from it in having roughly textured, corky fruit and shorter, convex shaped leaves.

Occurs naturally in localized areas in the IBRA Subregions of Eastern Mallee and Western Mallee in the South of Western Australia.

Conservation code: Priority 4: Rare, Near Threatened and other species in need of monitoring.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to a range of soils in an open sunny position, drought and frost tolerant.

Seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoiding the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C

  1. Sow on the surface of the growing mix.
  2. Press lightly into the surface. Do not bury the seed.
  3. Keep warm & moist, and avoid drying out or waterlogging the growing mix.
  4. Germination generally occurs in around 14-28 days in the right condition.

The seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, natives will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.

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