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Goshiki Osmanthus

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'

SKU
06323
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 evergreen selection makes a great accent or hedge.
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Botanical Pronunciationoz-MAN-thus het-er-o-FIL-us
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide in 10 years; taller with age.
Bloom TimeOccasional insignificant flowers in late summer.
Design IdeasUse as a low prickly hedge or try as a unique mid-height accent in shrub borders. Far wider than it is tall, group to cover large bare areas of the garden.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsFountain Grass (Pennisetum); Boxwood (Buxus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)

Provide enriched, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize in early spring. Prune annually for a neat appearance and to maintain desired size and shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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