Their biggest bloom happens in the spring and summer, but they also bloom intermittently throughout the year, even in the final days of fall. Blooming on old wood, plants are best left unpruned, but prune you must, for in Birmingham, tea olive grows several feet a year if happy. When not blooming, it is an attractive dense, dark green evergreen tree up to 25 feet tall. Fragrant tea olives begin blooming in fall, and in warm climates, the blooms continue all winter. I planted a seedling olive tree about 8 years ago. Fragrant orange tea olive (Osmanthus fragrans f. aurantiacus) blooms in an abundance of bright orange flowers in the fall and into the winter. The Tea Olive grows in zones 7 to 10, but can be patio grown or grown indoors in other zones with appropriate care and conditions. This plant can reach up to 20 feet tall with a 6-8 feet wide span, but is usually seen in our landscapes at around six feet high. About Tea Olive. Tea olive: orange and yellow Like flowers, shrub starts are not fully formed bushes the day you plant them, but within a few days you should have full, leafy shrubs. In previous games, shrubs bloom during the following times: Azalea bloom from April 6 until June 15. Individual flowers are tiny but noticeable since they bloom in clusters. An unforgettable fragrance merges with slow but steady growth, making the Tea Olive Tree a must-have for your garden. Sweet olive (Osmanthus fragrans) is a large upright shrub native to many parts of Asia and belonging to the Olive family (Oleaceae). The evergreen foliage is dark and leathery with toothed edges. Fragrant Tea Olives prefer full to part sun. An orange-blooming variety of tea olive, Osmanthus fragrans f. aurantiacus features citrusy-fragrant blooms and is more cold hardy than most tea olives. The fragrance has been compared to that of jasmine, orange blossoms or peaches. And because the Fragrant Tea Olive grows slowly, its dense evergreen growth can be pruned into a hedge or shrub, providing an effective and decorative screen that's adaptable to your needs. Perfume for the Garden Why Fragrant Tea Olive Trees? Osmanthus heterophyllus (holly tea olive) grows about 10' high in most cases, but it can get much larger (and wider). Sweet-Olive bloom from September 8 until November 30. Water your new plant deeply about twice a week throughout the establishment period. Fans can find an Animal Crossing: New Horizons shrubs list, info on flowering seasons, and details on shrub breeding in this guide. These shrubs are adaptable to any soil as long as it is well-drained soil. Hibiscus bloom from June 28 until September 15. About the Author sarah6 brisbane 6th May 2009 1:55pm #UserID: 2284 Posts: 3 View All sarah6's Edible Fruit Trees Is there anything I can do to encourage flowering? A fast grower, this tea olive tolerates full sun as well as partial shade. Holly bloom … When should it start flowering/producing fruit? One of the most refreshing signs of fall – and spring – is the unique and memorable fragrance of tea olive in full bloom. By William Parks Apr 23, 2020 Share Share Tweet Email Prune in late spring to keep right sized, or limb up into a small tree. Hydrangea bloom from June 8 until July 5. It’s not surprising that the tea olive tree (Osmanthus fragrans) has long been a favorite of gardeners and landscapers, with its beautiful fragrant flowers and notable hardiness.The tree can bloom several times a year, its white flowers filling the air with a distinctive, peach- or orange-like scent. It is yet to flower. And other species grow even larger, like O. fragrans -- about 15' high x 10' wide, and O. fortunei, also fragrant, which will quickly grow to be a robust 20' …