Austromyrtus tenuifolia tubestock
1 to 2 metres high x 1.5 metres wide
Austromyrtus tenuifolia or narrow-leaf myrtle with regular pruning makes a dense hardy hedge. It has narrow-leaves with five-petalled flowers which occur in the upper leaf axils in late spring through to summer. They are about 7mm in diameter and are followed by fleshy berries, round, light-purple and dotted with dark-purple spots the fruits are edible and can be used to make jams.
The habitat that it prefers is sheltered, damp situations, often found growing near streams.
The Native Shop are unable to send any plants that are in the Myrtacea Family into SA.
Please note: No live plants can be sent to Tasmania, N.T, W.A or overseas