Myrtus communis

£2.50

Myrtle. A dense evergreen shrub reaching 5 m (16 ft) high (25 cm per year) with fragrant leaves. The fruits, leaves, flower buds and the oil from buds/leaves are all edible, used as a flavouring. The oil is also used in perfumery, and the plant is used by bees. Makes a good hedging plant in mild areas. Likes a neutral or alkaline soil and full sun; hardy to about -10°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 25.

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Myrtle. A dense evergreen shrub reaching 5 m (16 ft) high (25 cm per year) with fragrant leaves. The fruits, leaves, flower buds and the oil from buds/leaves are all edible, used as a flavouring. The oil is also used in perfumery, and the plant is used by bees. Makes a good hedging plant in mild areas. Likes a neutral or alkaline soil and full sun; hardy to about -10°C. Stratification: ND