Melia azedarach - White Cedar

Melia azedarach - White Cedar is a hardy flowering tree that has been extensively used as a street and amenity tree in many cities and towns throughout Australia. Its wide usage can be attributed to heat and drought tolerance combined with ornamental features such as fine, pinnate foliage and showy flowers.

Height: 7 -9 metres. (Tends not to reach its maximum height in an urban environment.)

Width: 8 metres.

Growth rate: Moderate to fast.

Form: Rounded with an umbrella-like crown. 

Foliage: The pinnate foliage of Melia azedarach - White Cedar resists heat well and provides good shade during the summer months.

Autumn colour: Melia azedarach - White Cedar Leaves become a clear yellow and often occurs late in the season. 

Flowers: Panicles of lilac coloured flowers with a subtle fragrance are borne from mid- to late spring among vigorous new shoots. 

Tolerances: Melia azedarach - White Cedar tolerates heat, moderate levels of drought and varied soil types well. Will tolerate heavy pruning and can benefit from formative pruning during the early years of growth. 

Landscape use: 

Reference: used as a hardy street tree, can be used in gardens and as an ornamental tree.


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

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