It was selected in 1988 at the Monterey Bay Nursery in Watsonville, California. It grows foliage right down to the ground making a very good choice for hedging and also responds well to clipping therefore being perfect for medium to larger sized topiary projects. This fast-growing rainforest tree can be trimmed regularly to create the perfect fence line hedge 3mts tall x 2mts wide. We have been watering every other day and using B1 once a week. If left unpruned, Eugenia can reach up to 50' or more. As hedge bushes go, this one is stellar for sculpting in a narrow-depth space - and shearing for a very tidy, manicured look. Sporadic tiny, creamy white flowers are followed by edible purple-tinged fruit. Monterey Bay Brush Cherry Categories: Flowering Shrubs, Screening Plants, Shade. A bold, lush appearance from a full-branching, richly colored, tall evergreen shrub. Leaves Oblong, Green, No Change, Evergreen. These are especially popular as hedges. Buy Scrub Cherry. It blooms frilly white flowers followed by edible deep red, cherry-like fruit which is sometimes used as a base for jams and jellies. Both species of brush cherry trees prefer to grow in partial sun or partial shade and in rich, consistently moist soil. Planting Tips for Hedges When selecting stock, consider the area that they are going into and the footprint that you have for the hedge when fully mature. Scrub Cherry Syzgium Australe. In tropical and sub-tropical climates, the bronze sheen of these shrubs is most welcome. Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. Brush Cherry is another dependable, versatile garden shrub for quick screens and hedges. No worries. It makes a fabulous screen or hedge, conforms nicely to topiary shaping, and serves as a wind-breaker where needed. The pleasantly sour fruit are also eaten fresh or cooked. General Description. Has cream flowers in spring to early summer which turn to reddish purple fruit. Eugenia mytrifolia 'Monterey Bay' Versatile evergreen shrub or tree which if left unclipped can reach over 30 feet in height. Also called Syzygium Paniculatum, the Australian Brush Cherry has small handsome evergreen leaves which are firm and glossy and the flowers are white. This page is preserved for informational use. Whenever you connect with nature, connect with us! Best in full sun as a foundation plant or as a fruitful hedge. In its natural form, it makes a tidy hedge or low border. Masses of white flowers followed by berries in Summer and Autumn. Makes a very rich-colored, high-density screening between neighbors or to disguise tall fences. Width: 10 - 20 feet. Using those rootstock options, your dwarf cherry tree can produce almost any type of cherry, including sweet cherries. By clicking "LOGIN", you are It is also nicely suited for espalier or topiary. A bold, lush appearance from a full-branching, richly colored, tall evergreen shrub. Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. The Australian brush cherry is a lovely screening plant that is useful in any area where temperatures do not fall below 25 F. (-3 C.). New growth remains reddish bronze over a long season. © 2020 Monrovia Nursery Company. Browse by Category. password. Introduction of Brush Cherry Scientific name - Syzygium paniculatum. They grow best in warmer climates, preferably in temperate to subtropical temperatures. Creamy white The most common use of Brush Cherry is for a tall screen or hedge. No worries. Rounded Shape. Syzygium paniculatum is also used for topiary gardening and They are generally used as a medium hedge between front yards or along fence and property lines. Trained topiary forms are perfect for border accents or gracing an entry way in containers. Also known as: * Australian Rose Apple * Creek Cherry * Brush Cherry. Syzygium paniculatum has previously been known botanically as eugenia but is now syzygium. logging into shop.monrovia.com. Note: This plant is currently NOT for sale. In spring, the Brush Cherry may bear small puffy white flowers. Ususally, this plant is pruned regularly as a hedge and will not have a chance to produce berries. Slow growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide. They are rainforest trees usually native to Australia. Creamy white brush-like flowers are followed by rose-purple fruit. BRUSH CHERRY, SCRUB CHERRY, AUSTRALIAN BRUSH CHERRY. Your plants are actively growing and we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality standards, Discover new plants and design ideas for your garden, 817 E. Monrovia Place Azusa, California 91702-1385. If it receives enough light, the leaves will develop red highlights. The ripe red fruits in autumn are edible and birds like them. May be allowed to grow into a natural screen. This attractive, compact evergreen develops vivid bronze-red new foliage throughout the year.