Eriobotrya japonica

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Evergreen
  • Attracts Birds
  • Pollinator
  • Flowers
  • Deer Resistant

Common Names


Plant Description

Partial shade; appreciates protection from western summer sun. Evergreen with long, large leaves. Fragrant flowers and sweet, bountiful orange plums during mild winters. Low-maintenance; excellent for screening, especially on the east side of a house or a live oak. It attracts bees and birds and tends to naturalize (reseed) and spread into alleyways and native areas.

Plant Details


coupon eligible: No

watersaver: Yes

flower color: White

freeze hardy: Yes

wildlife: Birds, Pollinators

sunlight requirements: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Clay

invasive: Yes


Litter; may appreciate supplemental water in afternoon sun. May invade natural areas.

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