Melaleuca Uncinata-'Broom Bush'-500+ seeds-Buy In Bulk
Ideal sowing temp: 18-25C
Position: Light Shade to Full Sun; Well Drained.
Preparation: Smoke treatment may assist growth.
Sowing: Sow on surface. Cover very lightly with soil.
Care: Keep moist but not wet with fine mist spray.
Sprouting: 14-25 days.
Seed remains viable for several years stored at room temperature.
Usually a shrub to 2m, it has been known to reach 5m in height. White, cream, or yellow flowers appear in Spring and Summer. The stems, twigs and dry foliage of this plant have been used for over 80 years in Australia for ornamental brushwood fencing, while uses include the manufacture of hanging baskets, garden furniture, and gazebos. Melaleuca uncinata is also believed to be the only known host of the rare and threatened Rhizanthella Gardneri or, 'underground orchid'
****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.