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Tea Olive Tree overview

Tea Olive Tree

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Dense Evergreen with Months of Fragrant Blooms!

Some floral scents draw you into a garden. Some make you want to come closer for a deeper whiff. Some are engrained in your memory from gardens past. Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans) will make you stop dead in your tracks and wonder if you’re in heaven.

A cross between gardenia and jasmine wafts from dainty white flowers in early spring and again in late fall. (Zone 7 – 10). Fragrant Tea Olive, is grown for the amazing scent. It isn’t a true olive, so it doesn’t produce edible fruit. It is generally grown because has dense, glossy evergreen leaves and can be pruned into a small tree, a large shrub or a soft hedge.

It’s such a beautiful and wonderfully scented shrub that you’d think it would be a diva in the garden, but it’s not. It is disease-resistant, only needs occasional pruning and just wants a sunny spot to be really happy.

Whether you order it for its beauty or its fragrance, you will be glad you bought it and wonder why you didn’t order more.

* Well behaved and easy care
* Luscious scent in fall and spring
* Gorgeous glossy, evergreen foliage
* Perfect hedge
* Hardy and long-lived


Tea Olive Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 7-11
Growing Zones 7-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Osmanthus fragrans
Foliage Green
Mature Height 10 - 15 Feet
Mature Spread 6 - 8 Feet
Soil Type Well Drained
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Color White
Fall Color Evergreen