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Myrtus communis



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Myrtus communis

Common Name: Common Myrtle

A slow-growing evergreen shrub with a round form. Green, oval to lance-shaped leaves are aromatic when crushed. Flowers are fragrant, white and saucer-shaped with many fluffy, spiky stamens. Summer blooms are followed by small, blue-black berries. Leaves, flowers, and berries are edible.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 5 - 10 feet

Mature Width: 5 - 10 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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