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botanical name:
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Aureomarginatus'
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Aureomarginatus' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False holly
synonyms:  Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Aureus'
family:  Oleaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Spiny, holly-like, variegated leaves of green edged with yellow. New young growth is often copper tinted. Clusters of small, fragrant, white flowers in early autumn followed by blue-black berries.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun or part shade and a sheltered position.

other notes:
There is also an "all gold" form, sometimes sold as 'Aureus'.

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