Eugenia myrtifolia (Brush Cherry)

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Full sun-part shade; moderate water. Grows to 30-60’ x 10-20’, with dense foliage crown. Often clipped into formal shapes and hedges; also used as background or screen plant. Oblong, 1 ½ -3in, long leaves in rich glossy green, often bronze tinged; reddish bronze new growth. Small, creamy white summer flowers have conspicuous tufts of stamens that look like little brushes. Blossoms are followed by showy, edible, ¾ in. rosy, purple fruit that is insipid raw but good in jellies.