Family: Osmanthaceae Latin name:
Osmanthus fragrans Aliases:
Muya, Tangyin, Jingui, Yangui, Jiulixiang Morphological characteristics:
Plant height is about 15m, bark is rough, gray-brown or gray-white leaves opposite, oval, ovate to lanceolate, entire or upper part sparsely serrated. The clusters of flowers form axillary clusters, the flowers are small, yellowish white, and extremely aromatic. Distribution and habits:
Southwest China, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Guangdong and Hubei are all wild, and India, Nepal, and Cambodia are also distributed. For evergreen irrigation or small trees. Hi light, but in the seedling stage requires a certain shade. Hi warm and well-ventilated environment, not cold-resistant. Suitable for deep acid soils with good drainage and humus-rich sandy loam soils. Avoid alkaline soils and standing water. It can usually bloom twice in succession, about 15 days apart. Flowering from September to October. Reproduction and cultivation:
Seeding, beading, grafting and cutting propagation. The sowing in October of that year or the spring of the following year, the seedlings started late, and it was difficult to maintain the original traits of the variety. Bead breeding for breeding good breeds. Grafting is a commonly used method. Tree species such as Ligustrum lucidum, Ligustrum lucidum, wax, water wax, tassel, and ash are used as rootstocks. Cutting propagation mostly takes place from mid-June to late August. Transplantation is usually carried out after flowering in autumn or in spring. It can also be transplanted in the rainy season. Large seedlings need to take soil balls, and planting holes should be more fertilized. Potted osmanthus can be placed in the courtyard in the summer without shading, and it can safely overwinter in ordinary indoors in winter. Diseases and insect pests include blight spot disease, blight, osmanthus leaf bee, citrus whitefly, grasshopper and so on. application:
Osmanthus fragrans is evergreen throughout the year, and the flowering period coincides with mid-autumn. Good material for potted ornamental.