About Holly Osmanthus
False Holly is a large, dense, upright, oval-rounded evergreen shrub that grows to 15' tall. It blooms in the late fall into winter and has inconspicuous flowers that are highly aromatic and pungently sweet. The plant is used in hedges, screens, foundations, barriers, or as a specimen plant.
Also known as
Holly olive and False holly
How to care for Holly Osmanthus
Holly Osmanthus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Holly Osmanthus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Holly Osmanthus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Holly Osmanthus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.