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what soil should the plant 'myrtus microphillia' be in



According to the RHS website, it's not fussy about pH (acid/ alkaline/ neutral) but it needs moist but well-drained soil. It needs shelter as it's not completely hardy. American websites say that it's hardy in Zones 9a -11. Here in Cornwall, we approximate to zone 9 (minimum temperature 6.6C = 20F) - and zones 10 & 11 are warmer that that.

20 Jul, 2011


If you are thinking putting it in a container, it likes a soil that has average drainage, and doesn't pack down--so no peat or silt.

22 Jul, 2011

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