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Osmanthus burkwoodii

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Osmanthus burkwoodii

Osmbur
Burkwood Osmanthus,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C12
Size: 30cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $55.54 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $61.10 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Osmanthus burkwoodii Burkwood Osmanthus,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
An attractive evergreen shrub with shiny dark green foliage and is covered in masses of dainty, creamy white, sweet fragrant flowers during. Needs some protection from extreme heat, a partially shaded position is best. Ideal for use as a hedging plant, container specimen or within garden beds where the scent can be enjoyed. Grows approx. 3m tall x 3m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Park And Gardens, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows best in good quality soils with high amounts of organic matter. Whilst establishing will require protection from extreme weather and the hot Summer sun. Lightly prune after flowering, if making a formal hedge more frequent tip pruning will be required. Plant at 1m spacings for a hedge or screen. Apply fertiliser at the beginning of Spring.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Oleaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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