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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.
POT SIZE/QUANTITY: 1.5 litreSeason of Interest: All year roundBee and Butterfly: BeeSun or Shade: Sun to Part ShadeHeight: medium (up to 6 feet)Minimum temperature: HardyPosition/Situation: Sunny BorderPlanting Style: formalScent: Scented LeavesFlower Colour: WhiteLeaf Colour: GreenEvergreen: YesSoil Type: Heavy/ClaySoil PH: No preferenceRabbit & Deer Resistance: Not Known To Be ResistantResistance to Honey Fungus: Resistant to Honey Fungus
6 in stock
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