• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate growing to 40 to 60 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Year-round Interest
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:el-ee-o-CAR-pus dee-SIP-i-enz
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 40 to 60 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Design IdeasWith its beautiful foliage, fragrant flowers and winter fruit, this is an excellent tree for the large garden or lawn. Give it room to spread.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.