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Tepualia stipularis

Tepualia stipularis

Common name: El Tepú, Tepualia patagonica, Trepú, Tepual, Myrtus stipularis
Height: 3/5m
Growing: medium
Foliage: evergreen, waxy, lanceolate oval 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: Tepualia stipularis, also known as Myrtes stipularis or Tepú, is an evergreen shrub or small tree. bears striking, small bright white flowers.  The wood of Tepú is used as a firewood due to it high energy content.

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