Osmanthus x burkwoodii at Roath Brook Gardens

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Osmanthus x burkwoodii
February 2015

Grid reference ST 19457 78138
Common name Burkwood osmanthus
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous No
Status Wales Champion 2015
Height 6M March 2015
Girth Multi-stem
Reference 135

This tree is approximately 13M west of the foot bridge and north of the path.

Osmanthus x burkwoodii bark

Osmanthus x burkwoodii bark
March 2015

Osmanthus x burkwoodii flower

Osmanthus x burkwoodii flower
mid April 2015

General tree description

Osmanthus x burkwoodii is a hybrid of the Chinese Osmanthus delavayi and the Turkish/Georgian Osmanthus decorus. It is a large evergreen shrub, with a dense and rounded habit, typically growing to about 3 metres. It has oval leaves, 2.5 to 5cm in length, dark green, leathery and toothed. In spring it has clusters of small, fragrant white flowers, sometimes followed by a few black fruits.