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Orange Twist Brush Cherry

Eugenia myrtifolia 'Orange Twist'

SKU
41011
Glossy orange foliage on upright, twisting branches creates a unique and colorful year-round display. White, pincushion-like blooms appear in spring, followed by purplish berries. The leaves transform to green with age, as new growth continues to emerge. Great hedging and screening shrub. Use in containers as an artful specimen or clipped topiary.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationyew-JEEN-ia mer-tif-FOL-ee-a
Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsHopseed Bush (Dodonaea); African Daisy (Osteospermum); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Lantana (Lantana); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)

Prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soils, rich in organic matter. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as needed to maintain desired shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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