Luma apiculata

Chilean Myrtle


  • Small, dark, highly fragrant  green leaves.
  • Masses of creamy white flowers spring and summer, followed by edible berries.
  • Orange/brown bark.


  • A versatile plant which can be trimmed and shaped  a variety of ways.
  • Great hedging plant.
  • Great form for a specimen tree.

Growing Conditions

  • Will cope with all soil conditions except water-logged.
  • Very wind and frost hardy.
  • Suitable for coastal planting.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 1.5m
10 year old tree 5.0m 2.5m
Country of Origin:   South America
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