Myrtus communis
MYRTLE
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white & pink

Flowering Time: mid summer to early autumn

Leaves: aromatic

Ornamental Fruit: blue-black berry
 
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Myrtus communis
MYRTLE
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white & pink

Flowering Time: mid summer to early autumn

Leaves: aromatic

Ornamental Fruit: blue-black berry


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & coastal designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, formal hedge, pot, espalier, topiary, bonsai, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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