Red Berry Stopper (Eugenia confusa)

Red Berry Stopper (Eugenia confusa)

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Bring a fresh splash of color to your garden or patio with Red Berry Stopper! This stunning, endangered evergreen is native to Florida and the Caribbean, and will grow 15-25 feet tall in your space. Feel the glossy leaves and sharp tips between your fingers while you inhale its captivating white musky scent. Delight in its spring and summer flowers and watch them burst into bright red berries in the fall. Red Berry Stopper is perfect for a shade tree, privacy hedge, or container plant and provides great cover for wildlife.

Plant Type:
Tropical/Subtropical Perennial Evergreen Fruit Tree/Fruiting Shrub

Harvest Season:
Spring, Summer, depending on variety

Mature Size:
 6-25 ft tall, depending on variety

Soil & Moisture:
Likes moist, rich well-draining soil. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast, Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-12 with frost protection until established; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Small/Medium Pot Sizes: Grown from seed or tissue culture and will be mature enough to potentially fruit within 2-3 years.
Large Pot Size: Grown from seed or tissue culture and capable to produce within 1 year. 

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Plant Type:
Evergreen Fruiting Tree

Harvest Season:
Summer, Fall

Mature Size:
Up to 20 ft tall

The overall look and size of your Simpson's Stopper plant will depend on the amount of sun it's exposed to. When planted in full sun, Simpson's Stopper forms a densely growing plant that makes a great hedge. In partial shade, the foliage is slightly less dense and affords a better view of the exfoliating bark and super cool branching.

Soil & Moisture:
Prefers well-draining soil but can also handle slight periods of standing water AND is highly drought tolerant. This here is one hardy shrub!

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 8-11(with frost protection below zone 8); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Grown from seed, ready to harvest within 2-3 years

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