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Osmanthus x burkwoodii

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

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