Myoporum laetum
NGAIO
Scrophulariaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
10m
Plant habit
 
5m

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Origins: New Zealand

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Myoporum laetum
NGAIO
Scrophulariaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
10m
Plant habit
 
5m

FEATURES

Flowers: white & purple

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: furrowed bark


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, formal & coastal designs

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

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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