PHYLICA arborea

Commonly known as Island Cape myrtle

Small needle-like leaves and white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Needle-like with white-woolly undersides
  • White
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Yew-like shrub or small tree
  • Full sun

PHYLICA arborea

Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£25.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre


  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A little-known plant in cultivation with scant cultural details
    Place of origin
    South Atlantic islands, including Tristan da Cunha group. Amsterdam Island, southern Indian Ocean
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
Phylica - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)

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