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Melaleuca quinquenervia - Red Paperbark

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Description

Melaleuca quinquenervia Red Flower form is a beautiful tree with stunning red bottlebrush flowers that bloom in summer. Its evergreen foliage, attractive bark, and ability to tolerate salt spray and coastal conditions make it a great choice for coastal gardens and landscapes.

Height: Up to 10 meters
Width: Up to 8 meters
Native to: Australia
Foliage type: Evergreen
Growth rate: Moderate to fast
Flowers: Red bottlebrush flowers in summer
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Moderate to low water requirements, drought tolerant once established

Melaleuca quinquenervia - Red Paperbark Tree

Melaleuca quinquenervia, commonly known as the Red Paperbark Tree or tea tree, is an evergreen species native to swampy areas in eastern Australia. Its distinctive papery bark, ranging from red to brown, peels away in layers, revealing a smooth trunk underneath. The tree is celebrated for its aromatic foliage and produces unique spikes of white, fluffy flowers, attracting pollinators with its sweet nectar. Belonging to the genus Melaleucas, this species is not only visually captivating but also valued for its essential oil, derived from the leaves, known for its various medicinal and aromatic properties.

 

How Melaleuca quinquenervia (Red Paperbark) Enhances Your Garden

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Red Paperbark plays a vital role in fostering biodiversity within your garden ecosystem. Its dense foliage offers shade and shelter for various wildlife, creating a harmonious environment conducive to thriving flora and fauna. 

Moreover, the aromatic scent released by its leaves adds a delightful fragrance to the air, enhancing the sensory experience of your outdoor space. With its adaptability to diverse soil types and climates, this heavenly-scented plant proves to be a resilient and versatile addition to any garden.  

FAQs:

  1. Does Melaleuca quinquenervia require pruning?
  • No, but occasional pruning for shaping or removing dead branches is beneficial.
  1. How fast can they grow?
  • Fast, they can reach heights of over 30 feet within a few years.
  1. How tall can they typically grow?
  • Usually between 20 to 40 feet, but can reach up to 80 feet in some cases.
  1. Can they grow in containers?
  • Young plants fit containers, but they thrive better outdoors.

Delivery

Our trucks travel nonstop between Award-winning farms across Australia and our Brisbane depot, collecting and compiling your orders.

By partnering directly with local farmers, we provide our customers with unlimited access to high-quality plants and trees from every state in Australia. This means you can choose from thousands of species while supporting Australian agriculture.

For an order with smaller plants, your plants will be shipped via Australia Post.

Larger plants & trees (for example a 25L Lilly Pilly) that are too big to be posted, will be delivered in our fleet of delivery trucks on a pallet.

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Every plant has been built into our system with unique measurements which automatically calculates the cost of delivery to your desired postcode.

Can I come pick up my order?

We operate exclusively online and cannot accommodate customer pickups, as our partner farms are scattered across the country.

How long will it take to receive my order?

You can expect to receive your order within 1-5 business days.

Can I delay the delivery of my order?

Yes, you can delay the delivery for as long as you need. Just add it in the notes when you order.

Do you offer any guarantees on your plants?

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Melaleuca quinquenervia - Red Paperbark

From $149.95

Melaleuca quinquenervia Red Flower form is a beautiful tree with stunning red bottlebrush flowers that bloom in summer. Its evergreen foliage, attractive bark, and ability to tolerate salt spray and coastal conditions make it a great choice for coastal gardens and landscapes.

Height: Up to 10 meters
Width: Up to 8 meters
Native to: Australia
Foliage type: Evergreen
Growth rate: Moderate to fast
Flowers: Red bottlebrush flowers in summer
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Moderate to low water requirements, drought tolerant once established

Melaleuca quinquenervia - Red Paperbark Tree

Melaleuca quinquenervia, commonly known as the Red Paperbark Tree or tea tree, is an evergreen species native to swampy areas in eastern Australia. Its distinctive papery bark, ranging from red to brown, peels away in layers, revealing a smooth trunk underneath. The tree is celebrated for its aromatic foliage and produces unique spikes of white, fluffy flowers, attracting pollinators with its sweet nectar. Belonging to the genus Melaleucas, this species is not only visually captivating but also valued for its essential oil, derived from the leaves, known for its various medicinal and aromatic properties.

 

How Melaleuca quinquenervia (Red Paperbark) Enhances Your Garden

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Red Paperbark plays a vital role in fostering biodiversity within your garden ecosystem. Its dense foliage offers shade and shelter for various wildlife, creating a harmonious environment conducive to thriving flora and fauna. 

Moreover, the aromatic scent released by its leaves adds a delightful fragrance to the air, enhancing the sensory experience of your outdoor space. With its adaptability to diverse soil types and climates, this heavenly-scented plant proves to be a resilient and versatile addition to any garden.  

FAQs:

  1. Does Melaleuca quinquenervia require pruning?
  • No, but occasional pruning for shaping or removing dead branches is beneficial.
  1. How fast can they grow?
  • Fast, they can reach heights of over 30 feet within a few years.
  1. How tall can they typically grow?
  • Usually between 20 to 40 feet, but can reach up to 80 feet in some cases.
  1. Can they grow in containers?
  • Young plants fit containers, but they thrive better outdoors.

Size

  • 20L
  • 45L
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