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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

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
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  • Evergreen - broadly elliptic, glossy leaves to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - with cinnamon and cream coloured peeling bark. Upright, bushy shrub. 5-petalled flowers 2cm (¾in) across are produced singly or in few-flowered clusters. 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. Less vigorous than the species.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold variegated -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich
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Luma / Myrtle - Growing Guide
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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