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Eugenia reinwardtiana, Beach Cherry, Cedar Bay Cherry

Eugenia reinwardtiana

Beach Cherry, Cedar Bay Cherry
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Eastern Australia
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Native to E. Australia small shrub or tree, 10-15 ft tall. This plant can survive temperature drops to 30-32F for short periods of time. Small red fruits have very pleasant flavor. Is worth growing for its fruits which are deliciously sweet and have soft pulp are preceded by small and attractive white flowers with a mass of stamens typical of lilly pillies.

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