Osmanthus delavayi /Delavay Tea Olive
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Foliage with rust colored stems
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Delavay Tea Olive
7, 8, 9
Determine Your Zone
5 - 10 feet
Sun, Part Sun
Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth:
Susceptible to insects
Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Most garden specimen will only reach 6 to 8 feet in height and a little wider in spread. It may be used as a hedge and lends itself well to shearing. It has mildly fragrant flowers, which may be eaten. The blue-black fruit resemble olives and this its name "delavay tea olive". Once established, the plant will need little or no supplementary water.
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