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Melia azederach Elite

White Cedar

Small to medium umbrella shaped tree to 9-14m tall that performs well in urban conditions. The leaves are large and finely divided into small leaflets. The tree has mauve flowers in spring and fruit mature over summer and hang on the tree.

Details

Tree locations and purpose
Front or back garden Yes
Driveway No
Narrow space Yes
Courtyard Yes
Screening No
Canopy for shading Yes
Planter box with irrigation Yes
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Yes
Star rating* star star star star
The star rating is based on a tree’s environmental value, ecological benefits, pest and disease susceptibility, climate change adaptability, life expectancy and amenity value. We recommend you select the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

This tree is on Council’s list of recommended species for planting in Moreland. 

We recommend you choose the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

The Tree Finder tool is one way Council is working to increase tree canopy across Moreland


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Note

Image in the top left is sourced from and copyright to the Australian Plant Image Index (APII), Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Image in the top right is sourced from Wikimedia Commons under a Creative Commons license.