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Myoporum insulare

Common Boobialla, Blue-berry Tree

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Seed Pre-Treatment: Soak overnight in warm water.
Cover with 2-3 mm of soil plus gravel.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Difficult to grow from seed - may be slow to germinate (may take 12 months).
Use fresh seed. Provide shade on hot days.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Summer-Early Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

December - February

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed may lose viability quickly - recommended to use fresh seed.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes