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Japanese Cleyera


A handsome, evergreen shrub with graceful, spreading branches and glossy, dark green leaves. New leaves emerge reddish-bronze. Fragrant, small, creamy white flowers appear in mid-summer, occasionally followed by small red fruit ripening to black.

Cleyera japonica (Eurya ochnacea)

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit width : 1/4 - 3/8<>

Fruit type : Berry

Fruit color : Red ripening to black

Fruit shape : Round

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf length : 3-4"

Leaf shape : Narrowly oblong to oval

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1/2"

Flower shape : Bowl-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6-10 ft.

Average size maturity height : 8-12 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 4-6, 8-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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