Fragrant Tea Olive

Osmanthus Fragrans
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Description

Fall in love with the alluring, sweet scent of the Fragrant Tea Olive. This Tea Olive, the Osmanthus Fragrans, has a long bloom time which begins in fall and, in many climates, continues throughout winter and into spring. You will enjoy the lovely aroma for months!

This southern favorite isn't only adored for it fragrant, tiny, but abundant blooms. The evergreen foliage is attractive and dense, with leaves similar to a holly. This plant is hardy and disease resistant making it super easy to care for. You will love the year-round green in your landscape!

The Fragrant Tea Olive prefers full to part sun and well-drained soil. Water your new plant deeply about twice a week throughout the establishment period. After establishment, Tea Olives are extremely drought tolerant and maintenance free! If needed fertilize with a slow release fertilizer once yearly in early fall. There is no need to prune this shrub unless you want to limit size or shape. If pruning is desired, prune in late winter or early spring. Tea Olives bloom on new growth so keep that in mind when planning your pruning.

Get yours today. You'll be enjoying the heavenly scent in no time!

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Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 10-15 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color White
Botanical Name Osmanthus Fragrans

How To Care

Spring and fall are ideal times to plant your Fragrant Tea Olive. The Tea Olive grows in zones 7 to 10, but can be patio grown or grown indoors in other zones with appropriate care and conditions.

Fragrant Tea Olives prefer full to part sun. These shrubs are adaptable to any soil as long as it is well-drained soil. Water your new plant deeply about twice a week throughout the establishment period. After establishment, Tea Olives are extremely drought tolerant and low maintenance. In the first year, if the weather is extremely dry and hot, water your plant deeply about once weekly. If needed, fertilize with a slow release fertilizer once yearly in early fall. There is no need to prune this shrub unless you want to limit size or shape. If pruning is desired, prune in late winter or early spring. Tea Olives bloom on new growth so keep that in mind when planning your pruning.

Fragrant Tea Olives are disease and pest resistant and tend to only encounter problems when stressed. So, planting in the correct conditions and providing appropriate care are the best ways to keep these plants healthy. Scale is one of the few potential insects that can affect Tea Olives. This can be treated with horticultural oil. Diseases are easily avoided by ensuring your soil is well drained and never saturated.

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 10-15 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color White
Botanical Name Osmanthus Fragrans

Landscape Ideas

 In the landscape, this small tree looks great as an accent shrub, hedge or screen. Just remember to plant your Fragrant Tea Olive where you can enjoy the intoxicating scent often! Around a patio, deck, porch or outside your front door are perfect choices!

Look like a landscape pro with the easy care Fragrant Tea Olive! 

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 10-15 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color White
Botanical Name Osmanthus Fragrans

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09/03/2018
Darlene Salisbury

Not performing well

I purchased three of this product. I've tried several different locations. Shade, sun, part sun, part shade, all shade, all sun.. Nothing , no area did any good. This is a very poor performing plant. Won't buy anymore.

09/05/2018

PlantingTree™ Online Garden Center

Thank you for the feedback. We are so sorry to hear that you are experiencing an issue with your plants. Please send us a few photos to the email below so that we can further assist you: support@plantingtree.com

DG
06/02/2018
Debbie G.
United States

Amazed at the quality

We recently purchased a 5 gallon tree and 5 gallon shrub. They arrived in beautiful condition! We were amazed and will be purchasing again.

Y
11/21/2017
Yixiang

Wonderful!

Plant arrived well and healthy! Highly recommended!

E
10/05/2017
Elizabeth

Nice healthy plants

I was surprised by how well these traveled to my house in California. They arrived very healthy and are now happy in my garden! A few flowers have sprouted but they have only been in the soil a couple of weeks. The best part of my shopping experience was how well they were packed and shipped.

J
09/30/2017
Jay

Great Service and plant

Plant was shipped very quickly and the Tea Olive we got is a beautiful specimen, very healthy.

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