|Grid reference||ST 15056 77713|
|Common name||Chilean myrtle|
|Status||Wales Champion 2005|
|Height||4.5M May 2017|
This tree on on the south facing, rear terrace, of the house.
General tree description
Luma apiculata is a small to medium-sized tree, reaching up to around 15 metres tall, with a rounded, bushy shape. Its bark is orange-brown and peels off in patches revealing the white inner surface. It has dark green, fragrant leaves, small (25 by 15mm) and oval ending in a sharp point. In late summer and autumn there are solitary, white flowers 2cm in width. The fruits are small berries that ripen to dark purple or black.