CLEYERA japonica LEANN
CLEYERA 'LEANN' - Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Contherann' PP11737
This evergreen shrub is a great substitute for disease prone Red Tipped Photinia. Slower growing this shrub has beautiful maroon leaves in Spring that change to green for summer and back to maroon in fall and winter. Best grown in full sun or part shade in well drained acidic soil does not tolerate wet soil. Tolerant of salt spray and deer resistant.. Zone: 7 to 10. Height 10 to 12 feet and 6 to 7 feet wide. Can be sheared but is more attractive if you selectively prune out the tallest branches back to a point inside of the shrub.