Common Name: Fragrant Tea Olive
Large evergreen shrub or small tree.
A broad upright form is densely branched and covered with dark green finely toothed foliage.
Tiny flower clusters have a delightful apricot-like fragrance.
It is an evergreen shrub or small tree.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-11 T
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.
Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.