Plant Catalog - CLEYERA JAPONICA
Sakaki, Japanese Cleyera
An evergreen shrub with gracefully spreading branches. Oval leaves emerge reddish-bronze and age to a dull olive green. Fragrant, drooping, white flower clusters give way to small black fruit. 'Ternstroemia gymnanthera' is often sold as C. japonica.
USDA zones: 7 - 11
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 8, 9, 14 - 24, H1
Mature size: 8 - 12 feet high and 6 - 10 feet wide
Light needs: partial shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water