Eugenia foetida '~Species'

Box Leaf Stopper, Spanish Stopper

Family: Myrtaceae Myrtle


Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 10A - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Hedge, screen, specimen, street tree
Height 15' to 20' / 4.60m to 6.00m
Spread 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black, green, red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive