Dwarf Brush Cherry
Eugenia myrtifolia 'Globulus'
|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.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); African Daisy (Osteospermum); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Hopseed Bush (Dodonaea)|
|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.