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Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina

Common Name: Tarentum Myrtle

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina
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Price:  £6.50
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Availability:  

  

13 in stock

Size/Qty:  9cm pot


Planting Style:  evening twilight
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  White
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves, (smaller than M. communis) & white flowers followed by black berries. Upright habit. Hardy in sheltered, well drained spot down to minus 10C. A sunny spot will bring out the scent of the leaves. May be confused with M. communis 'Microphylla'


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
*Seeds & cuttings only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
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Our selection of 6 hardy perennials for ground cover in shade.

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