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Lophomyrtus 'Indian Chief'


Lophomyrtus  'Indian Chief'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Narrow erect bushy shrub with with brownish to cinnamon coloured bark. The small ovate leaves are a reddish-bronze, going darker in the cold months. It has small cream flowers in summer followed by reddish-purple berries. It may need some protection from frost when young, needs well drained soil that does not get too dry. Sun or semi shade.

 
Genus
Lophomyrtus
Species  
Cultivar   'Indian Chief'

Common name
New Zealand Myrtle
Hybrid
L. bullata x L. obcordata

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Large, over 3 metres.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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