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MYRCIA laruotteana var. paraguayensis

Small aromatic leaves, white flowers
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individually £15.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each

 

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.4m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright shrub with red branchlets. Flowers are 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 - Good to know - - an attractive myrtle. Poss. syn. Myrtus paraguayensis
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble-free
  • Place of origin - South America
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.4m (4ft)
 

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