Originally from China and introduced into the UK in the early 1900s, this evergreen makes a small tree that is ideal for stilted screening above fence height. It glossy broadly oval leaves and slightly fragrant white autumn flowers give year round interest. Osmanthus armathus thrives on most free draining soils but may lose leaves in the severest of winters so it is best grown in a sunny aspect with protection against biting winter winds.
We grow this small tree with a 1.8m clear stem to match most walls and fences and an oval evergreen crown to give privacy from overlooking houses and extensions. It can be grown close to buildings as it can be also classified as a large shrub and wont attain the height to be a problem for foundations.
Mature height: 3-5m
Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.
Get a quote for delivery for your county here.
Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750
Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.
Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.
For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.
For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.