Elaeocarpus reticulatus alba Common / Product Name: Blueberry Ash
Genus Species: Elaeocarpus reticulatus alba
Common / Product Name: Blueberry Ash
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 4 – 6m x canopy 3 – 4m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -7°C once established, canopy needs to be above frost level as leaves will be damaged by frost. Suitable for temperate climates.
Upper Temperatures: Temperate rain forest tree tolerates temperatures to Low 40’°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.