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Sweet olive

Osmanthus serrulatus

Partial Shade
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

2m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sweet olive Overview

An evergreen shrub from West China. Bears lance-shaped to ovate, dark green opposite leaves. Flowers are white and borne in panicles.

How to propagate Sweet olive

Cuttings

Propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Layering

Layering.

Other uses of Sweet olive

Flowers and foliage