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Yunnan Tea Olive

Osmanthus yunnanensis

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

8m

Min

8m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Yunnan Tea Olive Overview

A large shrub or small tree with lance-shaped, spiny toothed glossy dark green leaves to 20cm. Flowers are fragrant and creamy white borne in axillary clusters. Native to West China. Fully hardy.

How to propagate Yunnan Tea Olive

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Layering

Layering.

Other uses of Yunnan Tea Olive

Interesting leaves