Common name: Myrtus ugni, Eugenia ugni Height: 3-5m Growing: medium Foliage: evergreen, glossy dark green to red leaves. Flowers / Fruits: white to pale pink flowers and edible, dark red, strawberry-flavoured berries. Site: sun to light shade Soil: acidic to slightly alkaline Irrigation: regular Hardiness: hardy -15ºC
Long description: Ugni molinae, also known as Myrtus ugni is and evergreen shrub. Ugni bears small white to pale pink drooping flowers. It produces strawberry-flavoured berries. The berries are used for jam and producing liquor in Chile. The leaves of Ugni molinae produces a spicy scent when crushed.