Montague™ Cleyera

Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'BLTG01' PPIP

This versatile evergreen shrub is no tragic figure in the garden. Its upright habit and bronze/maroon new growth that matures to deep green impart classic good looks to the landscape.

Bloom/Feature

Bronze to maroon new growth matures to deep green

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

0°F

Key Features

Compact Habit, Drought Tolerance, Dwarf, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Tolerates Clay Soil, Upright Habit, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Hedge, Low Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Planting, Woodland Garden

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

6–7' H x 3–4' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants