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Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their aromatic leaves and flowers, and, for L. apiculata, peeling bark. Can be used for hedging and look attractive in small groups.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile, Argentina.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus- rich.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
Luma / Myrtle - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LUMA

LUMA apiculata   AWARD

LUMA apiculata  >

Commonly known as: Chilean myrtle, Orange-bark myrtle.
scented white flowers and cinnamon-brown peeling bark
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available again from summer 2021 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

LUMA apiculata 'Glanleam Gold'

LUMA apiculata 'Glanleam Gold'  >

Commonly known as: Chilean myrtle, Orange-bark myrtle.
Conspicuous creamy yellow margin to the leaves which are tinged pink in the winter
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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