Elaeocarpus Reticulates – Blueberry Ash

Elaeocarpus reticulates is also known as Blueberry ash and it belongs from Elaeocarpaceae family. It is a huge shrub, which is widely grown in rainforest area. This is a most attractive evergreen tree include both pick and white cup shaped flowers within round and fringed edges blue fruits, which turn to be bright red color while getting older. Elaeocarpus reticulates is wildly grown in coastal scrub and rainforest of eastern New South Wales, south east Queensland, Flinders Islands and eastern Victoria regions as well.

Height: 6 meter and Spread: 5 meters. It can vary as per different climatic condition and care.

Uses: This plant is having plenty of excellent features, which makes it as a great option for informal hedge and screening plant. This is also known as container plant used in both home and garden décor works.

Planting tips: Elaeocarpus reticulates is always requires moist soil type for quick and healthy growth.

Soil type: Sandy, Loamy and acidic soils are more helpful for this plants growth.

Aspect: Full sun or half shade helps this plant for better development.

Pruning:  Pruning in regular basis is helping this plant to maintain a formal shape and attractive look as well. 

Water requirement: Regular watering is keeping this plant green and healthy throughout the year. Moist and cool soil is always essential.

Feeding: Yearly feeding with small release of fertilizer is more helpful for this plant growth.

Pests and problems: Less or no problems arise within proper maintain soil and climate.

Climate:   Eastern New South Wales, south east Queensland, Flinders Islands and eastern Victoria regions of Australia.    

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