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Goshiki Osmanthus

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'

Pronunciation: oz-MAN-thus het-er-o-FIL-us
SKU #06323

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Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Occasional insignificant flowers in summer.
Mature Size Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide in 10 years; taller with age.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Mounding
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Design Ideas Use 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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Boxwood (Buxus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)
Care 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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