Backhousia myrtifolia - grey myrtle

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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 or so and can be pruned, so is ideal for smaller gardens.

We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia.

Backhousia myrtifolia - grey myrtle, cinnamon myrtle

APPEARANCE: Small rainforest tree with small dark leaves and clusters of cream coloured flowers in midsummer. 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 - will grow in rainforest, river banks, coastal cliffs.
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:  3-7 m H x 2 - 4 m W, smaller in cooler exposed locations.
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.
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We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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