Myrsine africana

Common Name : African Box

Plant Description

The most popular hedging plant on our nursery. This is an upright, evergreen shrub grown for its glossy, aromatic, dark green foliage. A medium perennial plant which is low maintenance.

Plant Specifications

  • Plant UsesExcellent for hedging, borders, and containers. Perfect look for a formal garden
  • Water RequirementsFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. 
  • Plant availabilityAvailable now
  • PositionSunny to partly shaded position
  • Height / Width1.5m high by 75cm wide
  • CareBenefits from regular pruning. Frost hardy. Feed with a general purpose fertiliser before new growth begins in Spring. Protect from cold drying winds
  • SoilTolerates a range of soils including coastal areas but thrives in moist well drained soil