Bracelet Honey Myrtle – Melaleuca armillaris

$2.95

Beautiful fine foliage and interesting bark for bonsai or gardens.

As a bonsai, this species can be adapted to most styles and the uneven bark provides nooks and crannies that draw attention.  

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As a bonsai, this species can be adapted to most styles and the uneven bark provides nooks and crannies that draw attention.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant

In the Garden

Highly prized as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens throughout Australia, Melaleuca armillaris is an attractive small tree/shrub that will do well in most soil types and will cope well in dryer conditions or in a pot.

Propagation

Melaleuca armillaris, known as the Bracelet honey myrtle, is a plant native to South Australia and Victoria. This variety ranges from a large shrub to a small weeping tree growing to 5 meters (16 ft) in height, but much smaller in pots. It has distinctive decumbent branching and twigs with narrow linear leaves 1mm wide. Flowers are arranged in cylindrical inflorescences, with conspicuous staminal claws 5-6mm long. They are extremely attractive to native birds.

Common Name:Bracelet Honey Myrtle
Scientific Name:Melaleuca armillaris
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 1000
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:3 (-5 to 0 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Light
Flower Colour:White
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:2-5m
Tree Full Width:0-1m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant
Growing Information

In the Garden

Highly prized as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens throughout Australia, Melaleuca armillaris is an attractive small tree/shrub that will do well in most soil types and will cope well in dryer conditions or in a pot.

Propagation

Melaleuca armillaris, known as the Bracelet honey myrtle, is a plant native to South Australia and Victoria. This variety ranges from a large shrub to a small weeping tree growing to 5 meters (16 ft) in height, but much smaller in pots. It has distinctive decumbent branching and twigs with narrow linear leaves 1mm wide. Flowers are arranged in cylindrical inflorescences, with conspicuous staminal claws 5-6mm long. They are extremely attractive to native birds.

Product Details
Common Name:Bracelet Honey Myrtle
Scientific Name:Melaleuca armillaris
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 1000
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:3 (-5 to 0 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Light
Flower Colour:White
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:2-5m
Tree Full Width:0-1m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant