Common Fringe Myrtle
Also known as
Calycothrix behriana, Calycothrix billardierei, Calycothrix brunioides, Calycothrix curtophylla, Calycothrix diversifolia, Calycothrix glabra, Calycothrix glabra ciliata, Calycothrix glabra glaberrima, Calycothrix glabra virgata, Calycothrix leucantha, Calycothrix monticola, Calycothrix muelleri, Calycothrix scabra, Calycothrix scabra minor, Calycothrix schlechtendalii, Calycothrix squarrosa, Calycothrix sullivani, Calycothrix sullivanii, Calycothrix virgata, Calytrix behriana, Calytrix billardierei, Calytrix brunioides, Calytrix curtophylla, Calytrix diversifolia, Calytrix ericoides, Calytrix flavescens curtophylla, Calytrix glabra, Calytrix leucantha, Calytrix mitchellii, Calytrix monticola, Calytrix muelleri, Calytrix propinqua, Calytrix pubescens, Calytrix rosea, Calytrix scabra, Calytrix schlechtendahlii, Calytrix squarrosa, Calytrix sullivanii, Calytrix tetraptera and Calytrix virgata
How to care for Common Fringe Myrtle
Common Fringe Myrtle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Fringe Myrtle may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Common Fringe Myrtle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.