Botanical name: Eugenia reinwardtiana Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Synonyms: Eugenia rariflora, Eugenia kangeanensis, Eugenia carissoides
Cedar Bay Cherry is an ornamental evergreen shrub or tree and can grow to 2-3 m tall. It is occasionally grown as a hedge. Flowers are small, cream colored and cover the whole crown of the tree, petals white, 4, stamens numerous. Fruits are a bright orange-red colour, and very decorative. They are also delicious, with sweet, soft flesh. Leaves are shiny deep green, elliptical, up to 9 cm long, lateral veins distinct. New leaves are pink, maturing through lime green. This shrub is attractive to birds. Cedar Bay Cherry is native to Australia, Indonesia and the Pacific Islands.
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