Austromyrtus dulcis x tenuifolia ‘Copper Tops’ Midyim

‘Copper Tops’ is a hardy spreading shrub with arching branches of green foliage and coppery new growth. It has masses of fluffy white flowers in late spring and early summer. The edible greyish white berries are delicious and are produced in autumn.
At its best in a full sun to part shade spot, in moist but well drained soil. A tough plant that can withstand harsher conditions. responds well to pruning, which will encourage denser growth.

Scientific Name:Austromyrtus dulcis x tenuifolia
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Midyim
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 metres
Width:1 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Edible, Decorative fruit
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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