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A picture of a Maiten

Maiten

Maytenus boaria

Also known as

Mayten

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

11m

10m

Min

5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Maiten Overview

It will grow about 8m and spreading almost as wide and has a weeping evergreen habit. It will produce narrow glossy green, finely serrated leaves. In the spring, star-shaped flowers which are tinged white and green, produced in a cluster are followed by red and yellow seed pods.

How to propagate Maiten

Cuttings

You can propagate from seed in autumn or from cuttings in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Maiten

Grown for their neat foliage.