Osmanthus Tea Olive
Large evergreen shrub or small tree. Broad upright form is densely branched and covered with dark green finely toothed foliage. Tiny flower clusters have a delightful apricot-like fragrance.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone:8-11
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.