MYRTUS COMMUNIS - Mirto
  • MYRTUS COMMUNIS - Mirto
  • MYRTUS COMMUNIS - Mirto
  • MYRTUS COMMUNIS - Mirto
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SEEDS OF COMMON MYRTLE - MYRTUS COMMUNIS

Aromatic and very ornamental shrub with medicinal properties. It is used to shape hedges and for bonsai.

Evergreen shrub of 3m with green aromatic leaves and beautiful, small white flowers. The fruit is a dark-blue edible berry. All the plant is scented.

Seeds/gr: 108
1,50  without VAT (10%)

Calendar Calendar

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Sow indoors
Sow outdoors
Flowering
Attracts Wildlife Allelopathic plants
Average germination (%) 40
Climate Zone Mediterranean, Temperate areas, Warm areas
Flower colour White
Foliage Evergreen
Fragrant The whole plant
Fruit color Black, Blue
Hardiness Drought resistant, Hardy
Plant use Balcony & Courtyard, Baskets & Containers, Bonsai, Clump, Cosmetic, Culinary, Cut foliage, Essential Oil, Gardening, Low hedge, Low maintenance garden, Medicinal, Timber, Topiary
Seeds per gram 100
Soil - Moisture Dry, Well-drained
Soil - Ph Neutral
Soil - Type No preference
Sunlight - Exposure Sun

Soak the seeds in cool water for 24 hours before sowing in place in Spring.

Adapts to any soils.

The berries are used as a condiment. It has balsamic, sedative and antiseptic medicinal properties. Also used against respiratory diseases. The essential oil extracted from the plant is used in perfumery and cosmetic. The wood is well-appreciated in cabinet making and carpentry. Good firewood.

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