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Myrtus luma
Luma apiculata - Chilean Myrtle
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A quick, taller growing, tough alternative to English Box, Chilean Myrtle can easily be pruned into a tight growing hedge or topiary, or left to become a small tree. Rich green leaves are adorned with clusters of tiny, cup-shaped, white flowers in summer and autumn.

Size — 200mm
Growth Width — 4m
Growth Height — 5m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Foliage Colour — Green
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.

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