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slow growing evergreen shrub with Holly-like leaves which are green with cream marbling. Small scented flowers a borne in autumn. A good specimen for a container. Also good for coastal gardens. Grow in well drained soil in sun to part shade.
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.
Hedging, specimen. Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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