Beautiful evergreen tree with dense growth habit. Has leathery, glossy dark
green leaves. Mature leaves will turn to deep rusty red before shedding.
Origin: Japan, Taiwan
Has lily of the valley type, scented flowers in late spring, early summer
The fruit is olive like and blue colored
Very wind resistant
Pest free, care free
Drought tolerant once established
It can take some salt spray.
MATURE HEIGHT: 20-30 FT- but in cultivation, usually only 10-12 ft
Plant in full sun, partial shade
Cold hardy to zone 8b
Plant in well draining alkaline soil
Currently growing in 6" ( 1 gal) pot-second picture is of average size tree for sale.
SHIPPED WITHOUT POT. ROOTS PACKED MOIST