Elaeocarpus decipiens 3
Elaeocarpus decipiens 3

Elaeocarpus decipiens
(Japanese Blueberry)
USDA Zone: 9 - 11
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Origin: Japan
Type: Herbaceous perennial

Typical Height: 20’-30’
Typical Tree Spread: 18’-22’

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: N/A
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White, Pale Pink
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Small fragrant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
7G (4’-5’OA)
15G (5’-6’OA)
25G (6’-8’OA)
45G (8’-10’OA)
65G (10’-12’OA)
FG (12’-13’ OA)

Typical planting distance:
20' - 30' O.C.
(6.0 - 9.0mts)

Common Uses: Specimen plant; Large Hedges; Screens for shielding views; Shade Tree
Category: Medium Tree

Notes: New leaves emerge bronze, turning bright green before maturing dark green. Although evergreen, the older leaves will turn red and fall in the winter. It responds very well to pruning and is versatile when shaped into a topiary or tree form.

+ In this Photo:
Elaeocarpus decipiens
(Japanese Blueberry)
Trunk close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
September 2014
City of Doral
Florida USA


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