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MYRTUS communis subsp. tarentina

Commonly known as Tarentum myrtle

A compact rounded bush with needle-like leaves and creamy-white scented flower
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic leaves to 2cm (¾in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - flowers are sometimes pink-tinged, followed by white 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 - shelter from cold, drying wind
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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