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. Growing alone, it is a handsome multi-trunked plant. Fast growing. Myoporum laetum (Mousehole tree) will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years. Details. Plant database entry for Ngaio Tree (Myoporum laetum) with 4 images and 21 data details. Very wind resistant small rounded tree to 6m, toplerates strong salt winds. Two years ago, three of the plants started to get a strange leaf curl. It grows to a maximum height of 10 meters. Myoporum is a genus of flowering plants in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae. Myoporum laetum 'Clean N Green' Thrips Resistant Coast Myoporum A large evergreen shrub that forms an upright hedge. Grows in almost any soil. Beds and borders, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Salt tolerant, Sub-Tropical. 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. I have 13 Myoporum trees as a 20-foot tall hedge. The stores will go back to regular winter hours on Sunday, December 20 th. Cultivation. Geographic subdivisions for Myoporum laetum: CCo, SCo, ChI, reported from NCo (Sonoma Co.) MAP CONTROLS 1. Glossy foliage. USDA zones: 9 - 10 Sunset zones: 8, 9, 14 - 17, 19 - 24 Mature size: 20 - 30 feet high and 10 - 20 feet wide They are valuable on slopes thanks to their surface erosion … Leaves can be toxic to stock. Plant in free-draining soil in sun or light shade. Young twigs and leaves are bronze-green and sticky. You can change the display of the base map and layers by clicking on the layer control box in the upper right-hand corner. My arborist said it may look awful but the plants are not dead. The tree lot in Carmel Mountain will remain open until 9 pm until Christmas Eve when it will close early. Small, white, star-shaped flowers bloom in summer. They are shrubs or small trees with leaves that are arranged alternately and have white, occasionally pink flowers and a fruit that is a … Plant myoporum parvifolium 6 to 8 feet apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. Saturday night, December 19 th will be the last night we will be open until 8 pm at Carmel Valley and Oceanside. Suggested uses. I was hoping you could solve a problem with my Myoporum laetum. 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: Tolerates frost and dry soils. With a height of 12 inches and a spread of up to 9 feet, proper spacing at planting time is crucial. 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. The curl is very tight and affects most of the plants. Leaves are glossy, bright green, and lance-shaped. Resistant to thrip attack. Myoporum species are found widely in Australia and the South Pacific. (GOOD FOR: DRY, HEDGE, NATIVE, SHELTER, SUN, WIND) Double click … Its scientific name is Myoporum laetum, although it is popularly known as myopore, evergreen or transparent. This plant’s rapid growth, branching and spreading habit, and dense foliage make it useful as a thick, high screen or hedge. For Ngaio tree ( Myoporum laetum ( Mousehole tree ) will reach a height of 6m a. 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