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Elaeocarpus decipiens, Japanese Blueberry Tree

Elaeocarpus decipiens

Japanese Blueberry Tree
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Origin: Japan
USDA Zone: 8-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Elaeocarpus decipiens produces dark green, lustrous, leathery foliage and makes a wonderful specimen evergreen upright growing shrub or small evergreen tree in the warm parts of the South. New emerging foliage has a bronze color.


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Elaeocarpus decipiens (angustifolius) - Japanese Blueberry Tree

Elaeocarpus decipiens (Japanese Blueberry) is a large evergreen shrub with glossy green foliage easily trimmed into a tree form. It's an excellent privacy screen choice. Showy fragrant blooms from summer to fall are followed by black berries in late fall-winter. Very ornamental effect from older leaves, which turn bright red. Tolerant of poor soils and desert sun and heat.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot