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Myrtle (Myrtus communis)


Perennial

Culinary

Medicinal
Height: 6 feet
Aspect: Sun
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Medicinal, Decorative and Culinary
Care: Keep very sheltered over winter
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Myrtle (Myrtus communis)

Myrtle – Myrtus communis

Myrtle – Myrtus communis is a delightful evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves and small starry white flowers. Requires well drained soil in a very sheltered position, preferably against a south facing wall. Oil is used in perfumery trade. Add the leaves to pot-pourri or try tucking a few leaves into roast meats towards the end of cooking time. Fruits can be used as a spice.

£2.20

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Height

above 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Whites and Creams

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes but large container

Culinary Herbs

Pork

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

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