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20% off Hardy Shrubs
20% off Exotic, half-hardy plants and succulents

Ugni molinae

Common Name: Chilean Guava, Murta, Murtilla.
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Shrub


An evergreen shrub related to the Myrtle with small leathery leaves and dainty pink flowers followed by scented dark red berries which can be made into jam. Apparently favoured by Queen Victoria. Grow in a sheltered sunny spot in well drained soil.

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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  1.5 litre
Season of Interest:  All year round
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/Situation:  Sunny Border
Planting Style:  formal
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus

Availability:  

6 in stock  

6 in stock

Price:  £6.80
List Price:  £8.50
Saving Of:  £1.70 (20%)
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20% off Hardy Shrubs


Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

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 (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant 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.