BRUSH CHERRY

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COMMON NAME
Brush Cherry
BOTANICAL NAME
Eugenia myrtifolia
HEIGHT 15′
WIDTH 10′
MONOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 40+ years
COLD TOLERANCE 23° F
SOIL TYPE Well-drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Medium
SALT TOLERANCE Medium
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Full sun to part shade
FERTILIZING In Spring, Summer,
and Fall, apply a balanced general
purpose fertilizer such as 10-10-10
or a slow release granular. Avoid
getting fertilizer on the leaves.
Water before and after applying
fertilizer.
FLOWER Pretty white flowers with
multiple stamens.
MONTH OF COLOR Summer
FRUIT Purple-red fruit, inedible.
COMMENTS Good hedge, most
often used to topiaries.
PRICE 15 gallon $75