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About Common myrtle
Common myrtle is an evergreen shrub in the Myrtacae (myrtle) family. The leaves have been used for medicinal and culinary purposes. The berries that follow the flowers are edible and when dried are used as a food flavoring. Oils obtained from the bark, flowers and leaves are used in skin care products.
How to care for Common myrtle
Common myrtle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 4th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Memphis is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
December 5th, 2021
Memphis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to decrease by 21.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
November 30th, 2021
This month, Memphis is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of dayli…
Common myrtle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.
Common myrtle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 myrtle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 3rd, 2021
The growing potential in Memphis is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…