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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 (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.
Pruning is tolerated if necessary.
Grown for their foliage and flowers in summer.