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Myrtus Luma apiculata, Chilean myrtle, Excellent screening/Hedging

Myrtus Luma apiculata, Chilean myrtle, Excellent screening/Hedging


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Luma apiculata is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family, native to the central Andes between Chile and Argentina, hence the common name is Chilean myrtle. Excellent screening/Hedging

Wonderful smooth bark, coloured grey to bright orange-brown, peels as the tree grows. It is evergreen, with small, fragrant, oval leaves and profuse white flowers in early to midsummer. Its fruit is an edible berry ripe in early autumn – bird attracting

We love it and so does the RHS – they gave it the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit!

  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Almost any soil, grows well in Ballyrobert
  • Flowers: July, August, September
  • Other features: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (RHS AGM)
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy.
  • Habit: Bushy
  • Foliage: Evergreen
  • Height: 30 – 1200 cm (1 – 40 ft)
  • Spread: 30 – 800 cm (1 – 25 ft)
  • Plant type: Perennial, shrub, tree
  • Colour: Green, white
  • 50mm pot

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