Eugenia myrtifolia 'Compacta'
Dwarf Brush Cherry
|Scientific Name||Eugenia myrtifolia 'Compacta'|
|Principal Common Name||Dwarf Brush Cherry|
|Description||Compact evergreen develops bronze-red new foliage throughout the year. Small creamy white flowers are followed by edible purple-tinged fruit. Often used as hedge, low border or topiary forms, border accents or in containers.|
|Height Range||4 - 6 FT|
|Spread Range||2 - 4 FT|
|Sunset Zones||16 : 17 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|USDA Zones||9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11|
|Leaf Color||Coppery-red : Dark Green : Red|
|Flower Color||Creamy White : White|
|Flower Time||Mar : Apr : May : Spring : Sporadic|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun|
|Soil Preferences||Rich : Well-drained|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Berries : Container Plant : Evergreen : Form|
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