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?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Myrtus communis:
When is the best time to plant a Myrtus communis plant:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases in Myrtus communis:
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?
Growth speed in Myrtus communis:
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:
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:
When does Myrtus communis yield:
Autumn / Winter
Pests or diseases in Myrtus communis fruit:
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?