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Atherosperma moschatum

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Beautiful flowering, evergreen tree native to S.E. Australia and Tasmania, Atherosperma moschatum has narrow, long , finely toothed, leathery leaves. These are aromatic when crushed, dark green on the upper surface and silvery (covered with fine white hairs) on the underside.

Masses of creamy-white and wonderfully scented flowers appear on the branches in spring. An unusual plant in the U.K. suitable only for very warm gardens.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

Atherosperma moschatum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Atherosperma moschatum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Atherosperma moschatum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£17.50

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Plant Finder: about Atherosperma moschatum

Common names

Plume nutmeg

Description

Atherosperma moschatum (Plume nutmeg). This is an evergreen tree which resembles a conifer. The leaves are opposite a narrow and dark green in colour; the leaves have a musk scent when crushed. It will produce white flowers which will bloom in the spring.

Cultivation

Pruning is tolerated if necessary.

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and flowers in summer.

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH4.5 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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