Standard (Tree) Form

Field Grown 15' - 16' OA

Field Grown 18' OA

Full to Base

25 gal 7 - 8' OA

Field Grown 10 - 14' OA

Typical Size:

Habit of Growth:

Light Requirements:

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Water Requirements:

Cold Tolerance:

Landscape Uses:

Special Attributes:

30 - 50' tall x 25 - 30' spread

Oval shaped evergreen tree.  Can be pruned into a pyramidal shaped canopy with branches to the ground or remove branches to make a standard form.

Prefers full sun

Grows best in a rich, well drained soil.  Tolerates neutral to slightly alkaline soil

Needs supplemental irrigation for best growth

Zones 9 - 11

Can be used as a screen or pruned into a tree form.  Standard forms can b e grown for use as street trees

New growth is reddish in color.  Mature leaves are deep green and glossy.  Small white flowers appear in spring followed by olive shaped fruits with a bluish, black color.  Older leaves turn red adding color to the canopy.  Can be pruned as a topiary subject.  Well suited for urban applications where size and root intrusion considerations are important.

Eleaocarpus decipien (Japanese Blueberry) - RPG


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