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Melichrus urceolatus - R.Br.

Common Name
Family Epacridaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Sandy soils to the montane zone[154]. Dry sclerophyll forests[265].
Range Australia - Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Melichrus urceolatus


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Melichrus urceolatus

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Melichrus urceolatus is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0.9 m (3ft). It is in leaf all year, in flower from April to May. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Nectar
Edible Uses:

Edible nectar[144].

Medicinal Uses

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Other Uses

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Special Uses

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Propagation

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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