Teenie Genie® Miniature Brush Cherry
Eugenia myrtifolia 'Nanum'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||yew-JEEN-ia mer-tif-FOL-ee-a NAH-num|
|Average Size at Maturity||Very slowly reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Use as edging, mini-hedges, to fill up odd corners at walkway edges and to offer a startling contrast to the foliage of other dwarf shrubs. Highly versatile form that's perfectly adapted to coastal or city gardens.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Topiary, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Fig (Ficus); Lantana (Lantana); African Daisy (Osteospermum); Lilyturf (Liriope); Bottlebrush (Callistemon)|
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