Elaeocarpaceae (elaeocarpus family) Elaeocarpus

Elaeocarpus decipiens Japanese blueberry tree

Japan, China

Tree to 30–60 feet tall and 20–30 feet wide, with densely branched upright habit, planted March 3, 2006 on the Kingscote Garden side of the grove (Kennedy Grove) between the Bowman Humanities Center and Faculty Club. Mature specimens grow around the duck pond near Palo Alto’s Baylands Center.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2007.