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Atherosperma moschatum
Atherosperma moschatum
Atherosperma moschatum
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Available Spring 2018 - Beautiful flowering, evergreen tree which is native to parts of South-east Australia and Tasmania, Atherosperma moschatum has narrow, long , finely toothed, leathery leaves. These leaves are aromatic when crushed, dark green on the upper surface and silvery (covered with fine white hairs) on the underside.

Masses of creamy-white and wonderfully scented flowers appear on the branches in spring. An unusual plant in the U.K., which is suitable for growing outside only for very warm gardens.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when it is next available.

  • Position: Very warm in full sun.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Frost tender. Atherosperma moschatum requires shelter from cold wind and protection from frost, even as an established plant in the U.K.
  • Flowering Period: March - April.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a small tree with a densely branched crown in the U.K.
    • Height: up to 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: Please bear in mind that although we usually guarantee plants for a year after purchase, we will not replace an Atherosperma which is damaged or killed in cold winter weather.


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