Myrtus communis

Common Name: Common Myrtle

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Myrtus communis
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Price:  £6.50
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Availability:  

  

8 in stock

Size/Qty:  9cm pot


Planting Style:  formal
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Evergreen shrub grown for its aromatic foliage and small scented white flowers from mid to late summer, followed by dark purple berries. Needs a sheltered spot. Grow in well drained soil in full sun. Trim lightly to shape in spring when needed. Slow growing.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore 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
Plant Collection for Ground Cover/Underplanting in Shade

Plant Collection for Ground Cover/Underplanting in Shade£33.00

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

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