Elaeocarpus Prima DonnaBack in stock: Now
Stunning native rainforest tree with soft pink flowers and outstanding evergreen foliage, bronze when new. Smaller tree to 4-5m on average, with a slender shape, great for feature planting. High pest and disease resistance, low maintenance. Also known as Blueberry ash or native quandong.
Elaeocarpus reticulatus 'Prima Donna'DESCRIPTION: Great native rainforest tree, also known as blueberry ash, with beautiful bronze coloured new growth, can grow to 7-8m but rarely in suburban gardens. A popular street or specimen tree. Flowers spring to early summer with clusters of pale pink ballerina-like flowers hence the name Prima Donna. Fruit is a blue berry sweetly scented and very pretty. Pest and disease resistance is high so little maintenance is required once established.
USE IN: Ideal for large hedges, screening plants and avenue planting or as a single specimen.
LOCATION: Sunny position and is ideal in the warmer parts of Australia and in protected areas in cooler climates. Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter and not over wet.
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune and fertilise yearly with a slow release native fertiliser.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 4-5 m H x 3 m W on average.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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