Eugenia uniflora

Surinam Cherry, Stopper

Family: Myrtaceae Myrtle

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container, hedge, screen, standard, superior hedge, specimen
Height 8' to 15' / 2.40m to 4.60m
Spread 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green, purple
Fruit color Orange, red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, fragrant foliage, invasive