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Elaeocarpus reticulatus Pink

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Elaeocarpus reticulatus Pink Blueberry Ash,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Conical, Dense, Shrub Like

A hardy native evergreen medium tree, which produces lovely clusters of pink fringed bell shaped flowers in Spring through to early summer. Commonly know as the Blueberry Ash it also produces small dark blue berries which will attract the birds. A popular tree to use on its own as a feature or is great when clipped into hedges or screens.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Elaeocarpaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, High
Wind: Medium / Moderate