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Eugenia myrtifolia 'Compacta'

Dwarf Brush Cherry

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Eugenia myrtifolia 'Compacta'
Principal Common Name Dwarf Brush Cherry
Common Name(s)
Synonym
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.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity
Height Range 4 - 6 FT
Spread Range 2 - 4 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 16 : 17 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Coppery-red : Dark Green : Red
Leaf Texture Smooth
Form Shrub
Flower Color Creamy White : White
Flower Time Mar : Apr : May : Spring : Sporadic
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Berries : Container Plant : Evergreen : Form

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