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.


     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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