Backhousia citriodora
LEMON SCENTED MYRTLE
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
8m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: aromatic
 
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Backhousia citriodora
LEMON SCENTED MYRTLE
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
8m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: aromatic


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, contemporary, coastal & bush designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, topiary, street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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