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How can I water my Rose myrtle at different growth stages?

Rose myrtle
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
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When the Rose myrtle is very young, such as when it is in a seedling stage, you will need to give it more water than you would if it were at a mature age. During the early stages of this plant’s life, it is important to keep the soil consistently moist to encourage root development. The same is true for any Rose myrtle that you have transplanted to a new growing location. Also, the Rose myrtle can develop showy flowers and fruits when you give them the correct care. If your Rose myrtle is in a flowering or fruiting phase, you will likely need to give a bit more water than you usually would to support these plant structures.
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Rose myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa)
Rose myrtle
A species of Rhodomyrtus, Also known as Hill guava, Hill gooseberry
Botanical name: Rhodomyrtus tomentosa
Genus: Rhodomyrtus
Description
Rose myrtle is appreciated for its ornamental properties and its sweet, edible fruit. However, this evergreen shrub is listed as a noxious invasive species in many areas, such as Florida and Hawaii in the U.S., as well as French Polynesia. In Florida, it displaces native low-growing plants in the forest areas, adversely affecting both native flora and fauna.
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