Sweet Osmanthus, or Fragrant Tea Olive

Sweet Osmanthus, or Fragrant Tea Olive

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Osmanthus fragrans

Sweet Osmanthus, or Fragrant Tea Olive, is a slow growing, broad and densely branched upright that can reach 20' high and 10-14' wide. Dark-green, finely toothed leaves are background for tiny, white flower clusters in spring and again in the fall. This plant is especially appreciated for its delightful apricot-like fragrance. Drought tolerant. Prefers fertile, acidic soil. *Deer Resistant* Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Large shrub or small tree
foliage Type Broadleaf evergreen
Height 10-20 ft
Spread 10-15 ft
Shape Upright, rounded
Primary foliage Color Green, dark, glossy
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring and fall
Flower Color White
Berries Drupes
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Sun to partial shade
Water Preferences Moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone Zones 7 (-1