Elaeocarpus eumundi

Elaeocarpus eumundi, mid-sized rainforest tree with dark green, glossy leaves and flushes of bronze-red new growth.

Fringed, cream, scented flowers in November to December are attractive to birds. Fruit is a small blue drupe. Uses include street tree, specimen tree, informal hedging, windbreaks and roadside plantings. Prefers well drained, acidic, loamy/sandy soil which is rich in organic matter. Grows best in warm, temperate/tropical conditions, however, will tolerate protected coastal exposure. Keep well-watered and mulched in dry periods. Apply an organic fertiliser in Spring and prune to shape if required.

Height: 8 to 15m

Width: 8m

Foliage: Elaeocarpus eumundi has dark green, glossy leaves and flushes of bronze-red new growth.

Flowers: Elaeocarpus eumundi has Scented cream flowers emerge during Summer

Planting requirements:

Prefers well drained, acidic, loamy/sandy soil which is rich in organic matter. Grows best in warm, temperate/tropical conditions, however, will tolerate protected coastal exposure. Keep well-watered and mulched in dry periods. Apply an organic fertiliser in Spring and prune to shape if required.

Uses:

Street tree, specimen tree, informal hedging, windbreaks and roadside plantings

Care:

Responds well to hard pruning

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