Melaleuca bracteata
White Cloud Tree

Uses: Fast growing medium tree with spikes of scented white flowers during summer. Can be maintained as a hedge or screen.
Will tolerate a variety of soils but does best when they are well drained.
Dense foliage is a habitat for wildlife.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:NW: North Western  
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-round Round
  • Height 3-8m
  • Spread 3-6m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Melaleuca bracteata
  • Common Name White Cloud Tree
  • Origin SA, NSW, Qld, WA, NT
  • Habit Erect
  • Landscape Plains, Footslopes, Watercourse, 2nd line coast, Coastal footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Spikes
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Screen
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Rough
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region