‘Carolina Sunset’ Cleyera

Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Carolina Sunset' PP33362 Home » The Collection » ‘Carolina Sunset’ Bright yellow foliage with copper red new growth creates a sunset of color on this compact cleyera. Useful in foundation plantings or mass plantings. Best when protected from afternoon sun.
‘Carolina Sunset’ Cleyera
Feature Bright yellow foliage with copper to red new growth
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F to 10°F USDA zones 7–9
Sunset Zones 4–9; 14–24
Special Features Disease / Pest Resistance, Heat Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Mass planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season None
Dimensions 5–6' high x 5–6' wide
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in spring
Pruning Prune 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

plant 1-2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil

water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed

mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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