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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide' (Holly olive 'Gulftide')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide'

Other names

Holly olive 'Gulftide'

Genus

Osmanthus Osmanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gulftide' _ O. heterophyllus 'Gulftide' is a medium-sized, evergreen shrub with spiny foliage and fragrant, white flowers in late-summer and autumn, sometimes followed by blue-black berries in winter.


Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Dense, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide' (Holly olive 'Gulftide') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Banks and Slopes, Containers, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any free-draining soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide'

Other names

Holly olive 'Gulftide'

Genus

Osmanthus Osmanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gulftide' _ O. heterophyllus 'Gulftide' is a medium-sized, evergreen shrub with spiny foliage and fragrant, white flowers in late-summer and autumn, sometimes followed by blue-black berries in winter.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Dense, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide' (Holly olive 'Gulftide') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Banks and Slopes, Containers, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any free-draining soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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