Position: Sheltered in full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Requires a warm position. Myrtus communis requires shelter from cold winter winds and protection in cold winters.
Flowering Period: July - August.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Myrtus communis eventually grows to be a medium sized shrub with a bushy, rounded habit.
Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
Notes: Please be aware that Myrtus communis can be a fickle and difficult plant in the winter or if planted in a poor position. As such, it is not covered by our normal guarantee.