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A picture of a Japan Daphne

Japan Daphne

Daphne odora

Also known as

Winter Daphne

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

7a-9b

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

More images

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Daphne Odora flower
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A photo of Japan Daphne

Overview

Daphne odora is an evergreen shrub with a compact and 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-white flowers are produced, followed by spherical, red fruits.

Common problems

Generally pest & disease free.

    Harvesting

    Generally not harvested.

    Propagation

    Cuttings

    Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer to early autumn.

    Grafting

    Special Features

    Attractive flowers

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