Sweet Olive, mmmmm, in Louisiana is where I first smelled this. In old Plantation gardens, and in spring and late fall, just walking down the street. The smell is so incredibly wonderful and beautiful and just....oh... I can not get enough of this smell, really! It's addictive!

Sweet Olive, mmmmm, in Louisiana is where I first smelled this. In old Plantation gardens, and in spring and late fall, just walking down the street. The smell is so incredibly wonderful and beautiful .my mama used it in flower arrangements

Sweet Olive tree... The other day I was told how pretty these trees are. Today, at a nursery, I smelt this really good smelling sweet fragrance... It was this tree!

The other day I was told how pretty these trees are. Today, at a nursery, I smelt this really good smelling sweet fragrance.

Sweet Olive Propagation: How To Root A Sweet Olive Tree -  Sweet olive is an evergreen with delightfully fragrant blossoms and dark shiny leaves. Virtually pest free, these dense bushes require little care and are easy to propagate from sweet olive cuttings. For more information on propagation, click here.

Sweet Olive Tree Propagation – Propagating Sweet Olive Cuttings

Sweet Olive Propagation: How To Root A Sweet Olive Tree - Sweet olive is an evergreen with delightfully fragrant blossoms and dark shiny leaves. Virtually pest free, these dense bushes require little care and are easy to propagate from sweet olive cuttings. For more information on propagation, click here.

Sweet smelling Tea Olive Shrub... best smell in the whole world.  Everyone should have a Sweet Tea Olive Tree or Shrub in their yard.

Sweet smelling Tea Olive Shrub in North Carolina the best smell in the whole world. Everyone should have a Sweet Tea Olive Tree or Shrub in their yard.

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How to Plant & Care for Sweet Olive Trees

Evergreen sweet olive (Osmanthus fragrans) is so named because it belongs to the same family, Oleaceae, as olive trees (Olea europaea).

Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans)

Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans) Mature: 3 ft/yr Very fragrant

Cabbage tree (Cordyline australis) and agave. Cordylines are related to yuccas and agave making those plants natural garden companions.

Essentially a 3 plant combination. Cabbage tree (Cordyline australis) and agave. Cordylines are related to yuccas and agave making those plants natural garden companions. Same effect could be achieved with Dracanea.

Tea Olive - My favorite bush in the South! Intensely fragrant. Smells like jasmine and orange blossoms.  Blooms almost all year long. Fall, winter & Spring.

Tea olives (Osmanthus species) are some of the most sweetly fragrant plants in Southern gardens. Their scent makes them ideal for planting near windows and outdoor living areas where the fall blooming flowers can be readily enjoyed.

Full size picture of Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans)

Tea tree Olive cut up to look like a graceful TREE instead of a Godzilla Bush! And this is the same "tree" as the "Tea Tree" with all of its healing powers! (melaleuca) Full size picture of Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans)

osmanthus tree    This is a favorite old-fashioned evergreen shrub or small tree most notable for its sweetly fragrant flowers. Work's well as a foundation plant when used to cover a blank wall or as a corner plant. Makes a healthy, dense and wonderfully scented small tree.    We often plant Tea Olive near patios, decks, and other sitting areas where the fraganced can be enjoyed. One plant can emit enough fragrance to cover a small backyard!

Smells like Heaven! Tea olive blooms heaviest in spring and fall during cooler weather and will even produce blooms during warm days of winter. Tolerates heavy clay soil well and is drought and deer resistant.

Sweet Olive Trees; aka HEAVEN

How to Plant & Care for Sweet Olive Trees

Trees for balconies need to be smaller in size and must be able to contend with shading. Find out about trees for balconies with help from the owner of Eden Condensed in this free video clip.

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