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False Holly Goshiki

A fragrant broadleaf evergreen


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  • flowering dateLate summer through fall
  • hardiness zone6-10
  • height5 - 7 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Multicolored foliage
  • Tiny, intensely fragrant flowers
  • Low-maintenance and draught-tolerant

Looking for a broadleaf evergreen that holds up to wind and weather? This False Holly may be your perfect match. Goshiki Osmanthus is a large Japanese shrub ideal for several applications in the garden. A multi-colored, variegated plant, this stunning foliage-forward shrub is covered with tiny, fragrant white flowers. Once established, this plant is very easy to care for. False holly works beautifully as a windbreak, and can handle harsh winters. Once it becomes more established, its draught tolerance will increase. It brings plenty of charm to borders and woodlawn gardens, and since it can grow up to 10' tall, it's perfect for screening and privacy. Osmanthus Heterophyllus 'Goshiki'

Product Details

  • botanical nameOsmanthus Heterophyllus 'Goshiki'
  • flowering dateLate summer through fall
  • flower colorWhite
  • flower formSmall, four petaled blooms with a few stamens poking out of the center. These flowers appear all over the goshiki.
  • foliage typeThe leaves of the goshiki are a variegated green and white with bits of pink and cream occasionally found. The branches are thorned.
  • formShrub
  • growth rateSlow
  • hardiness zone6-10
  • height5 - 7 feet
  • planting instructionsPlant the goshiki in a hole larger than the pot it arrived in. Make sure that the soil level remains the same. Mix in other soils if necessary while planting the goshiki.
  • pruningPrune away any brown leaves as they appear. Avoid cutting into its thick woody stems. Prune into shape in the early spring before new growth appears as desired.
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • soil requirementMaintain evenly moist soil around the goshiki.
  • spread4 - 5 feet
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementWater as often as necessary to keep the soil evenly moist --- typically weekly. It will become more drought-tolerant once it establishes itself.
  • winter careHave it well-watered before winter begins. Leaves will brown by the end but they can be trimmed off.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-3B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
4A-4B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
5A 4/18/24 - 6/7/24
5B 3/25/24 - 6/7/24
6A 3/11/24 - 6/7/24
6B 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
7A 2/22/24 - 6/7/24
7B 2/19/24 - 5/31/24
8A 2/15/24 - 5/10/24
8B 2/12/24 - 5/10/24
9A-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7A: 6/3/24
Zones 7B - 10B: 5/6/24

    False Holly Goshiki