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Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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SPECIAL OFFER - A compact, evergreen shrub with colourful foliage, Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki' has young leaves mottled wgold and pink, darkening to green flecked with gold as they age. Established plants have pretty clusters of scented, white flowers in autumn.

A versatile garden plant for a large container or as a colourful addition to a winter border!

Supplied Size: 3L containers (25 - 40 cm tall)

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Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: September - October.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki' is a small or eventually medium sized, rounded shrub.
Height: up to 2 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2 m (6 ft)

Notes: This plant was formerly known as Osmanthus 'Tricolour'.

Plant Finder: about Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’

Common names

False holly, Holly olive, Chinese holly


Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ (False holly). The leaves are sometimes toothed like holly leaves, It can grow to a height and spread 4.5m, The inconspicuous white flowers are produced in early summer.


You should plant in rich, well-drained soil in a sheltered position in either sun or partial-shade.

Interest and use

Hedging, specimen. Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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