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CLEYERA japonica BRONZE BEAUTY

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CLEYERA japonica BRONZE BEAUTY

Description

'Bronze Beauty'
Small evergreen foliage is rich bronze in spring turning to deep green in summer then back to bronze in autumn and winter. Much more prone to sun scald than other cultivars. Upright, slow-growing, evergreen shrub reaching 6-8 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide.  Tiny fragrant white flowers appear in early summer. It is prefers being sheltered from strong winds and hot sun. Prefers well drained soil, drought tolerant, salt tolerant and tolerant of any exposure from sun to shade. Rarely bothered by insects or disease. Foliage can turn yellow from chlorosis on excessively alkaline soil.