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Japan daphne

Daphne odora

Winter daphne

This evergreen shrub has a compact & rounded growth habit. It has leathery dark green leaves which are glossy and oval to lance-shaped. In winter-spring, clusters of strongly fragrant, pale pink flowers are produced followed by spherical, red fruit.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Winter
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer to early autumn.
Notes
This plant can also be propagated by grafting.

Special features

Geography

Origin
China, Japan

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Thymelaeaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
Strong

Problems

Generally pest & disease free.

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