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Japanese Orixa

Orixa japonica

Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Orixa (or-IKS-uh) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
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Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Green

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Millbrook, New York

Wendell, North Carolina

Dayton, Ohio

Springboro, Ohio

Woodstock, Vermont

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 26, 2017, growin from Beautiful, BC (Zone 8b) wrote:

I've had this plant for about a decade. Tough as nails, drought and shade tolerant and unphased by winter. I've found it to grow wider than tall. This shrub isn't exciting or that interesting but it is tough and has a place in any garden. Underutilized.

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