Osmanthus Fragans Seeds | Scented flower
HOW TO GROW FROM SEEDS
You can pre-soak the seeds of Sweet Osmanthus for 24 hours in a shallow container filled with hot tap water. Water will penetrate the seed coat and cause the embryos inside to plump up. Then plant the seeds immediately in moist soil. If you are sowing seeds indoors in the spring, soak the seeds and then place them in a sandwich bag filled halfway with moist, seed-starting medium and then cover them with another inch of the medium. Keep the bag in the refrigerator. When the seeds sprout roots, transfer them to pots. After the seeds have started to germinate, move the pots to a sheltered nursery area.
CARE AFTER GERMINATION
Plant the Sweet Osmanthus plants 120 to 150 cm apart to form a hedge or screen. Sweet Osmanthus should be grown in full sun or partial shade in well-drained soil. Plants are fairly drought-tolerant once established but will perform their best with ample moisture. Water newly planted Osmanthus regularly until the shrub is established and begins to grow. After the first season, you only need to irrigate it during prolonged dry spells. Fertilize with a general-purpose fertilizer every year or two in the fall. Now just wait for the fruits.
BENEFITS OF SWEET OSMANTHUS
Sweet Osmanthus blends well with almost any type of tea. You can try it with white, green, black, and oolong tea, and even tisanes like mint. Osmanthus flowers are packed with antioxidants that remove most toxins from your body, which helps improve your health. Sweet Osmanthus is very good for skincare. Osmanthus tea is known to enhance skin tone and replenish the skin color and glow. If you are a gardener, you must an osmanthus plant.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Scientific name: Osmanthus fragrans
- Height: 15 to 30 feet
- Leaf arrangement: opposite
- Flower color: white/yellow
- Fruit shape: round
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