Myrtus communis

Myrtus communis growing 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.

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.

Fruit edible color purple or yellow, fruit are round with crown size 0.5-2 cm.

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Requirements for growing Myrtus communis:
Well-drained soil, cool winter

What is the best way to start growing Myrtus communis:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Myrtus communis?
No

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When is the best time to plant a Myrtus communis plant:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases in Myrtus communis:
Aphids

When is the best time to prune a Myrtus communis plant?
All year round

How to prune a Myrtus communis:
Just for design

What is the size of a Myrtus communis plant?
1-5 m

Growth speed in Myrtus communis:
Medium growing

Myrtus communis Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Myrtus communis:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

It is possible to grow Myrtus communis indoor?
Yes (with light)

Growing Myrtus communis is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

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When does Myrtus communis bloom?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
White flowers with five petals and multi stamens the stamens create shape like brush

Pollination is done by:
Bees

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When does Myrtus communis yield:
Autumn / Winter

Pests or diseases in Myrtus communis fruit:
Birds

What can be done with big quantities of Myrtus communis fruit?
Jams, alcohol, spices

Work requirements on the Myrtus communis fruit:
Just to collect

How long does it take for a Myrtus communis to bear fruit?
2-3 years