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Myoporum petiolatum

Sticky Boobialla (previously known as Myoporum viscosum)

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


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


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



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