Myrtle Romana Topiary - Myrtus Communis
Myrtle Romana Topiary - 6” pot single ball - SKU 0013
Native to the Mediterranean region, Myrtus Communis is an aromatic evergreen shrub winter hardy to zone 8. It is commonly used as an ornamental hedge, but also has culinary and medicinal purposes. It will produce a fragrent star-like white flower and edible black berries when trimmed less frequently. The berries can then be used In a variety of Mediterranean style dishes, as can the dried flowers and leaves. The leaves can also be used to produce essential oils that have many different uses. This variety has a larger leaf than compacta.
Care: They do not like to dry out, so keep the soil damp at all times. Full sun to part shade and trim with scissors as necessary.