Golden Bottle Brush, Melaleuca bracteata

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    Polybag size / Pot size: Polybag: 21x21, 43.5L
    Plant height: 7'6''

    Enhance your landscape with the enchanting Golden Bottlebrush (Melaleuca bracteata) available at Jagtap Nursery. As a leading landscape plant supplier, we offer a wide range of plants, including fragrant varieties like the Golden Bottlebrush. Native to Australia, this medium-height tree features striking cylindrical flower spikes reminiscent of bottle brushes, adding a touch of vibrancy to any garden. With its dense foliage and aromatic leaves, it's a perfect choice for low-maintenance landscaping projects. Visit us at Jagtap Nursery for expert growing tips and elevate your outdoor space with the captivating beauty of the Golden Bottlebrush.

    Light Requirements: Full Sun


    Watering Needs: Drought-tolerant once established; water regularly during dry spells.


    Temperature Range: Well-suited for warm to hot climates. Tolerant of mild frost.


    Pest and Diseases: Generally resistant to pests. Keep an eye out for scale insects. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.


    Treatment:

     Use insecticidal soap for scale insects. Prune affected areas and maintain good plant hygiene to prevent fungal issues.


    Fertilization Requirements:

    Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer in spring. Avoid excessive nitrogen to maintain compact growth.


    Propagation Methods:

    Propagate through seeds or cuttings. Sow seeds in well-draining soil.


    Similar Looking Plants:

    Melaleuca citrina (Lemon Bottlebrush), Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree)


    Mix Planting Recommendations: Plant the Golden Bottlebrush as a specimen shrub in gardens or as part of mixed plantings with other drought-tolerant and sun-loving plants. Combines well with other native Australian plants.


    Aesthetic Uses:

    The Golden Bottlebrush adds a burst of color to landscapes and attracts pollinators with its unique flowers. It is suitable for coastal gardens, rockeries, and as a hedging or screening plant.


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