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False Holly

Osmanthus heterophyllus

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Also known as

Chinese-Holly, Holly Osmanthus, Holly-Olive, Holly olive

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

5m

3m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Purple Leaf False Holly - 2-3lt Pot - Evergreen Shrub - Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

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Purple Leaf False Holly - 2-3lt Pot - Evergreen Shrub - Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

£16.49

False Holly Overview

The leaves are sometimes toothed like holly leaves, It can grow to a height and spread 4.5m, The inconspicuous white flowers are produced in early summer.

How to propagate False Holly

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Layering

Layering.

Special features of False Holly

Hedge plant

Other uses of False Holly

Hedging, specimen. Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.