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Myoporum 'Decumbens'


Myoporum  'Decumbens' Myoporum  'Decumbens'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Large shrub with a bushy ground covering habit, wide spreading branches. The bright shinning green long leaves have conspicuous oil glands. It has clusters of white spotted with purple flowers, followed by small reddish purple fruit. First collected from the Poor Knights Island. It is frost tender until established, then can survive moderate frost. Fantastic for coastal walls, over rocks. Will survive sea spray. Grows in most well drained soils, tolerates dry, coastal and exposed sites.

 
Genus
Myoporum
Species  
Cultivar   'Decumbens'

Common name
PROSTRATE NGAIO

Family name
Scrophulariaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or shade / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Nourishment / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 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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