Elaeocarpus decipiens

Japanese Blueberry Tree
Japanese Blueberry Tree
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Plant Type

Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Large

Mature Height & Spread

40-60′ x 20-30′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

White

Bloom Time

Summer

Special Features

Screen

Container Sizes

#5, #15, 24″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Upright

Sunset Garden Zones

8, 9, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

8B-11

Elaeocarpus decipiens often called a Japanese Blueberry Tree makes an excellent street tree. It is evergreen and also suitable for lawn or park tree planting. It displays glossy green foliage. The older leaves present an ornamental effect and then they turn bright red before dropping. Elaeocarpus decipiens produces blue-black olive-like fruit in winter. The fruit will not stain decks. It grows moderately fast to 40 to 60 ft. tall and 20 to 30 ft. wide.

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