Common name: Macolla, Murtilla del Malo, Chequen, Eugenia leptospermoides Height: 2/3m Growing: medium Foliage: evergreen, linear leaves. Flowers / Fruits: dark red to black berries, followed by tiny white cup-shaped flowers. Site: sun Soil: acidic Irrigation: regular, well drained soil. Hardiness: hardy -10 / -15ºC
Long description: Myrceugenia leptospermoides, also known as Eugenia leptospermoides, is an evergreen shrub. Myrceugenia leptospermoides has narrow linear leaves and bears striking, small bright white flowers.