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Eurya japonica

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
YOO-ree-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Description

Erya is a large evergreen shrub or small tree and is found in the hillsides of China, Japan and Korea.  The branches have a unique horizontal form.

Family name previously Theaceae

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#small tree#white flowers#low maintenance#winter interest#hedges#fantz#winter flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#small tree#white flowers#low maintenance#winter interest#hedges#fantz#winter flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Eurya
    Species:
    japonica
    Family:
    Pentaphylacaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Asia
    Dimensions:
    Height: 5 ft. 0 in. - 9 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 9 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Horizontal
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Winter
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Hedge