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Osmanthus

Osmanthus x burkwoodii

A hardy average growing evergreen, bushy, densely branched hedge.

Soil types
Likes nutrient rich, moist, well-drained soil
Location
Likes full sun to shade
Annual growth rate
Annual growth average 30-40cm
Strengths
Strengths include a strong, sweet scent and a tolerance of pruning
Situations
Ideal for ornamental hedges
Roots
Roots are non-evasive
Coastal planting tolerance
Suitable for coastal planting
Formal hedge pruning
Prune in May after flowering and August
Animals
Suitable for livestock or horse enclosures

Glossy dark green, toothed, leathery leaves 2 to 4cm long, oval-elliptic. White flowers in clusters in April-May with a strong sweet fragrance that can be smelled from several metres away.

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