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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.


Genus of 2 species of evergreen shrubs or small trees from scrub and woodland in in temperate South America.

They are closely related to myrtles, having more aromatic leaves. They thrive in coastal areas with warm summers, have attractive bark, flowers and sweet, edible fruit.

The large amounts of pollen attract bees.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - opposite, oval or lance-shaped, leathery, dark-green leaves.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds.
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - closely related to Myrtus but have more aromatic leaves and flowers have 5 rather than 4 sepals and petals. Berries contain 4-6 hard, woody seeds. Grown for attractive bark, foliage and fragrant flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - South America.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Amomyrtus luma - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of AMOMYRTUS



Commonly known as: Luma, Myrtle, Ugni.
formerly Myrtus lechleriana - copper coloured young leaves and abundant clusters of creamy-yellow flowers in MAY which often cause the branches to sag. Edible berries
individually £15.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each
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