|Description||White-chocolate fragrance fills the late winter garden from the tiny yellow flower clusters on this large but graceful, shade tolerant shrub. Ideal between structures or under trees, or as a privacy screen or an informal hedge. Artistically layered branching with evergreen foliage is often accented with shiny berries after flowering.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Mid to late winter|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 18 to 25 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide in 10 years.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Sweet Box (Sarcococca); Spikenard (Aralia); Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)|
|Care||Prefers well-drained, humus-rich soil but adaptable to varied soil conditions. Thrives in cooler coastal gardens with consistent moisture; suffers from harsh sun exposure in hot inland locations. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds. Responds well to pruning; prune in late winter or early spring after flowering.|
|Lore||Cultivated for its edible fruit in Chile.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.