Luma apiculata Glanleam Gold

 

Luma apiculata Glanleam Gold, (Formely Myrtus). A decorative small ever green shrub with striking variegated bright gold and green foliage. Produces small white flowers in spring. Ideal for borders or containers. Reaching a height and spread in 10 years of 1.2 m, (4 Ft).

 

 

Plant in well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full sun

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.