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Shogun® Series Japanese Blueberry Tree

Elaeocarpus decipiens

Pronunciation: el-ee-o-CAR-pus dee-SIP-i-enz
SKU #03196

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Description An excellent evergreen tree with handsome, glossy, green foliage. Older leaves produce a highly ornamental effect throughout the year as they turn bright red before dropping. A great choice for use in parks and larger landscapes. Blue-black, olive-like fruit in winter will not stain patios and concrete pathways.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 40 to 60 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Showy Fruit
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Oval
Flower Attributes Fragrant
Landscape Use Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Design Ideas With its beautiful foliage, fragrant flowers and winter fruit, this is an excellent tree for the large garden or lawn. Give it room to spread.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Pittosporum (Pittosporum); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
Care Thrives in humus-rich, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in early spring. Prune as needed to shape.

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