Myrtus communis grow and care – shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus also known as Common myrtle, Myrtus communis perennial evergreen plant the fruit edible also used as ornamental hedge fragrant plant or as medical plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 8-11.
Leaves fragrant color green to dark green, leaves shape elliptic in pointed top size 2-5 cm.
Flower color white with five petals and multi stamens the stamens create shape like brush.
Myrtus communis fruits
Fruit edible color purple or yellow, fruit are round with crown size 0.5-2 cm.
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Well-drained soil, cool winter
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? ? Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer / Autumn Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: All year round Pruning season: Just for design How to prune: 1-5 m, 6-15 feet Size of the plant? Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Yes (with light) Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season: White flowers with five petals and multi stamens the stamens create shape like brush General information about the flower Bees Pollination is done by: Edible Fruits Autumn / Winter Fruit harvest season: Birds Fruits pests or diseases: Jams, alcohol, spices What can be done with big quantities of Myrtus communis fruits? Just to collect Work requirements on the fruit: 2-3 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Shrub
Bonsai, Edible plants, Fragrance, Hedging plants, Indoor plants, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental fruit, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Winter harvest
Alcoholic beverages, Jams, Spices