- Flower nameFortune Osmanthu
- Scientific nameOsmanthus fragrans var. thunbergii
- AliasFragrant olive, ウスキモクセイ, シキザキモクセイ, 薄黄木犀, Fortune Osmanthus
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringGarden, Park
- Flowering seasonSeptember, October
What is Fortune Osmanthu
Fortune Osmanthus or Usugi mokusei(scientific name: Osmanthus fragrans var. thunbergii), native to southwestern China, is a non-chill tolerant, non-shade tolerant, evergreen broad-leaved small tree of the genus Osmanthus of the family Oleaceae. The trunk is rounded and the tree is about 8 meters tall. The bark is gray. The leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy, oblong-ovate, with serrated edges, and are arranged in opposite pairs.
KeyWord: A kind of Asteraceae, light yellow flowers, fall flowering, aromatic.)
Common name: Fortune Osmanthus or Usugi mokusei , scientific name: Osmanthus fragrans var. Aurantiacus, Origin: China, Height: 4-8 m, Life Form: Small evergreen broad-leaved tree, Bark: Gray, Monoecious, Leaf Color: Dark Green, Leaf Texture: Leathery and glossy, Leaf Edge: Serrate, Leaves: opposite, Leaf Length: 8-13 cm, Leaf Width: 2-4 cm, Petiole: Yes, Flowering Period: late September - early October, Joint Flower, Inflorescence Shape: bunch shaped /Inflorescence shape: bunched; flower color: light yellow to yellow; corolla: bell-shaped/tubular with 4 deep lobes at the tip; flower diameter: 0.5 cm; number of stamens: 2 + pistil: 1; fruit type: kernel fruit; fruit shape: oval; fruit color: blackish purple; uses: garden, hedge, park.