Goshiki False Holly
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'
Goshiki translates from Japanese as "five colors". Its new leaves emerge red and quickly turn green. The green leaves are daubed with spots of creamy white, gray-green, and yellow-green. This lovely selection makes a great evergreen accent or hedge.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||oz-MAN-thus het-er-o-FIL-us|
|Key feature:||Year-round Interest|
|Garden styles:||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Cold hardiness zones:||6 - 9|
|Light Needs:||Partial to full sun|
|Water Needs:||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Average landscape size:||Slow grower, 3-5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide in 10 years; may reach 8-10 ft. tall with age.|
|Flower attribute:||Showy Flowers|
|Special features:||Dramatic Foliage Color, Year-round Interest|
|Landscape uses:||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden|
|Blooms:||Spring flowers are insignificant.|
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