Photo Photo Photo

Calytrix tetragona

Common Fringe Myrtle

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Smoke treatment may improve results.



Germination usually occurs within 6-10 weeks.
Can be difficult to raise from seed.

Pests and Disease

Seedlings prone to fungal problems. Water-logged soil may lead to root rot.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late September - Mid March

Storage and Ripening

Seed generally of low viability.

Grows from Cuttings