LUMA apiculata Stds – Chilean Myrtle – 15th Feb 2021

Hardy, smaller evergreen tree Native to Chile with attractive dark green, waxy foliage set against contrasting orange trunks.

Clusters of small white flowers cover the tree mid to late summer followed by small purple edible berries.

Shapes well into neat formal topairy form as shown in projects above and below

LUMA apiculata std 45lt, Feb

LUMA apiculata – Chilean MyrtleRP45 container, at 1.5-1.7m now (measured from the top of the bag) – approx 6-7 year old

LUMA apiculata (flower) - Feb

Small white flower from mid-late summer set against dark waxy green foliage

LUMA apiculata std - Invercargill, Feb

These topiary tightly clipped make a great entranceway (complimented with lower plantings of Psuedowintera Red Leopard – Native Peppar Tree)