Light preferred : Full sun
Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
Flowers are produced in thick, fluffy spikes 4-8.5 x 2.5-3.5 cm in red.
Flowering Time: March to July in Australia bu may occur at other times or throughout the year.
Melaleuca quinquenervia is a small to medium-sized tree, commonly 8-12m tall but ranging from 4 to 25 m, depending on local growing conditions.
It is widely cultivated in tropical regions.
Melaleuca quinquenervia is a small to medium sized, spreading tree which usually grows to a height of 8–15 m high and a spread of 5–10 m but is sometimes as tall 25 m.