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Dwarf Brush Cherry

Eugenia myrtifolia 'Globulus'

Pronunciation: yew-JEEN-ia mer-tif-FOL-ee-a GLOH-bew-lus
SKU #03330
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description This attractive, compact evergreen develops vivid bronze-red new foliage throughout the year. Sporadic tiny, creamy white flowers are followed by edible purple-tinged fruit. In its natural form, it makes a tidy hedge or low border. Trained topiary forms are perfect for border accents or gracing an entry way in containers.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slow growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Fragrant
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary
Design Ideas In tropical and sub-tropical climates, the bronze sheen of these shrubs is most welcome. They are generally used as a medium hedge between front yards or along fence and property lines. Makes a good partition inside a landscape to separate play or sports areas. May be allowed to grow into a natural screen.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Lantana (Lantana); African Daisy (Osteospermum); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Hopseed Bush (Dodonaea)
CARE
Care Prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soils, rich in organic matter. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as needed to maintain desired shape; as a topiary, prune regularly to maintain form.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.