Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'
Common name: 
Sasaba Holly Osmanthus
Sasaba Osmanthus
Pronunciation: 
oz-MAN-thus het-er-o-FIL-us
Family: 
Oleaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf evergreen shrub, upright, open habit, 3 × 3 ft (0.9 × 0.9 m) in 10 years, to 10 ft (3 m) or more.  Leaves are deeply cut and forming stiff, sharp triangular lobes; dark green color with light green veins.
  • Sun to part shade.  Shear to make more compact.  Can make an impenetrable hedge.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6.
  • Sasaba:  "bamboo leaf" in Japanese.
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