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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba' /Sasaba Sweet Olive

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'  / Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'
Small leaves with sharp marginal spines
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Small leaves with sharp marginal spines

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Scientific Name: Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'
Common Name: Sasaba Sweet Olive
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Can tolerate shade or sunny positions in a garden and do well in moist to moderately dry soils. Has deeply cut, sharp spiny, and stiff leaves that make working with this plant difficult. Can be used in containers, as a hedge, specimen and barrier plant. I has drought resistance and is well adapted to urban landscapes.