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LUMA apiculata

Commonly known as Chilean myrtle, Orange-bark myrtle

Scented white flowers and cinnamon-brown peeling bark
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£13.50 each
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  • Evergreen - broadly elliptic, glossy, dark-green leaves to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 10-15m (33-49ft)
  • Spread - 10-15m (33-49ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub - upright bushy shrub or small tree. 5-petalled flowers 2cm (¾in) are produced singly or in few-flowered clusters followed by edible purple berries.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - syn. Myrtus luma, Myrtus apiculata.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Chile, Argentina.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Luma / Myrtle - Growing Guide
10-15m (33-49ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  10-15m (33-49ft)
 

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LUMA apiculata 'Glanleam Gold'

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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 £11.00 each
£13.50 each

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