Botanical Name: Melicytus dentatus

Common Name: Tree Violet

Type: Tall shrub 2 – 4m


  • Erect, spine-tipped spreading shrub
  • Tiny bell-shaped cream flowers along the branches; July to December
  • Tall screening plant
  • Form varies from lush to stunted according to conditions


  • Full sun; semi-shade
  • Well-drained moist soils
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