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LUMA chequen

Commonly known as White Chilean myrtle

(Myrtus chequen) - upright shrub with dark green leaves and cup-shaped white flower which are followed by black berries
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  • Evergreen - broadly elliptic, wavy-margined leaves to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree with dull, grey-brown bark. 4- or5-petalled flowers 1.5cm (½in) across are produced singly or in3-flowered clusters followed by edible 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.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus- rich.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar
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Luma / Myrtle - Growing Guide
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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