The Chilean Myrtle is a plant that requires little care once established. It bears edible fruits, and is easily grown in California. It cannot be grown in an Agriculture zone less than an 8. If this occurs, it needs to be in a pot that can be brought inside during the winter months. The soil needs to be nutrient-rich with plenty of watering, but cannot get sodden with water. These trees are a type of bonsai tree and can be bought online.
- Chilean myrtle is native to South America and has medicinal properties along with being a potential plant for a bonsai garden
- Chilean myrtle can thrive in shaded areas but also does well with full sun
- Chilean myrtle grows well in well drained acidic soil in a moist and humid climate
“Provided the plant is kept moist and in a high humidity area, care for Chilean myrtle is easy.”