Japanese Cleyera (Ternstroemia gymnanthera)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 8 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Other: Newly emerging leaves are reddish to maroon in color, maturing to green.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small green berries, maturing to red.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Yellowish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant Identification by Bob1441 Aug 7, 2016 4:13 PM 10
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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