Myoporum laetum (Mousehole tree) will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years. Glossy foliage. Growing alone, it is a handsome multi-trunked plant. It grows to a maximum height of 10 meters. (GOOD FOR: DRY, HEDGE, NATIVE, SHELTER, SUN, WIND) Double click … You can change the display of the base map and layers by clicking on the layer control box in the upper right-hand corner. Resistant to thrip attack. My arborist said it may look awful but the plants are not dead. This plant’s rapid growth, branching and spreading habit, and dense foliage make it useful as a thick, high screen or hedge. I was hoping you could solve a problem with my Myoporum laetum. Saturday night, December 19 th will be the last night we will be open until 8 pm at Carmel Valley and Oceanside. Myoporum species are found widely in Australia and the South Pacific. Leaves are glossy, bright green, and lance-shaped. Leaves can be toxic to stock. Its scientific name is Myoporum laetum, although it is popularly known as myopore, evergreen or transparent. Myoporum is an Australian and Southeast Asia native, and we like to use them as a moderate growing ground cover on banks or slopes, where they blanket the area with a dense covering of light green leaves. The tree lot in Carmel Mountain will remain open until 9 pm until Christmas Eve when it will close early. Geographic subdivisions for Myoporum laetum: CCo, SCo, ChI, reported from NCo (Sonoma Co.) MAP CONTROLS 1. Image – Wikimedia / Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz It is an evergreen tree (it loses its leaves little by little throughout the year, and not in a certain season) native to New Zealand. Suggested uses. Details. There are 30 species in the genus, eighteen of which are endemic to Australia although others are endemic to Pacific Islands, including New Zealand, and one is endemic to two Indian Ocean islands. Plant database entry for Ngaio Tree (Myoporum laetum) with 4 images and 21 data details. Common Name: Compact Coast Myoporum Botanical Name: Myoporum laetum 'Compactum' Family: Myoporaceae Origin: New Zealand (Australasia) California Native: No Plant Type: Shrubs Foliage Type: Evergreen CA Plant Climate Zone: 8,9,14-17,19-24 Hardy to Zone(s): 9-11 Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F Bloom Time: Summer Exposure: Plant myoporum parvifolium 6 to 8 feet apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. Young twigs and leaves are bronze-green and sticky. Tolerates frost and dry soils. Very wind resistant small rounded tree to 6m, toplerates strong salt winds. Myoporum is a genus of flowering plants in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae. Fast growing. USDA zones: 9 - 10 Sunset zones: 8, 9, 14 - 17, 19 - 24 Mature size: 20 - 30 feet high and 10 - 20 feet wide Grows in almost any soil. Two years ago, three of the plants started to get a strange leaf curl. Beds and borders, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Salt tolerant, Sub-Tropical. The stores will go back to regular winter hours on Sunday, December 20 th. Small, white, star-shaped flowers bloom in summer. They are valuable on slopes thanks to their surface erosion … They are shrubs or small trees with leaves that are arranged alternately and have white, occasionally pink flowers and a fruit that is a … Myoporum laetum 'Clean N Green' Thrips Resistant Coast Myoporum A large evergreen shrub that forms an upright hedge. I have 13 Myoporum trees as a 20-foot tall hedge. With a height of 12 inches and a spread of up to 9 feet, proper spacing at planting time is crucial. The curl is very tight and affects most of the plants. Cultivation. Plant in free-draining soil in sun or light shade. Shrub that forms an upright hedge evergreen shrub that forms an upright hedge Tolerant, Sub-Tropical plants started to a... 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