Fruitlands Fragrant Tea Olive (osmanthus)

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Fruitlands Fragrant Tea Olive

Osmanthus x fruitlandii


Fruitland's Tea Olive. This species is actually a cross between Osmanthus heterophyllus and O. fragransand was introduced from Japan in 1856.

It makes a truly handsome shrub which can mature at 15-20' in height with an equal spread, but it can easily be kept much smaller with some judicious pruning. Fruitland's tea olive Has dense growth in an oval-rounded form. Cream Colored, highly fragrant flowers last for several weeks from October to December. Great for use as a specimen plant, evergreen privacy hedge, and mass plantings. Plant close to your house or patio to enjoy the extremely aromatic scent this plant puts off when in bloom


Mature Height : 15-20 feet

Mature Width : 15-20 feet

Exposure : Full sun to Shade

Hardiness Zones : 6-10