Backhousia myrtifolia - grey myrtle
Lovely native rainforest tree with cream flowers and cinnamon scented leaves. Ideal for feature planting, street trees, privacy hedges, native and wildlife gardens. Grows to only 3 metres so is ideal for smaller gardens.
Backhousia myrtifolia - grey myrtle, cinnamon myrtleAPPEARANCE: Small rainforest tree with small dark leaves and clusters of cream coloured flowers. Famous for its timber, bark and cinnamon scented foliage.
USE FOR: Ideal for streetscaping and feature planting in Australian Native garden settings. Attracts bird-life and pollinators to the garden.
CLIMATE : Tolerates a light frost once mature and established
PLANTING: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. Tolerates most soil types.
CARE: Mulch and water well upon planting. Continue to water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering to maintain shape and promote dense growth.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3 m H x 2 - 4 m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
What is tubestock?
We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.
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