Box-Leaf Azara

Azara microphylla

Item 4977


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  • Light Needs
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  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

White-chocolate fragrance fills the late winter garden from the tiny yellow flower clusters on this large but graceful, shade tolerant shrub. Ideal between structures or under trees, or as a privacy screen or an informal hedge. Artistically layered branching with evergreen foliage is often accented with shiny berries after flowering.

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Average Landscape Size
Fast growing; reaches 18 to 25 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide in 10 years.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Azara microphylla
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Columnar
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Fragrant
Bloom Time: Mid to Late Winter
Flower Color: Yellow
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Contemporary ,   Asian/Zen

Prefers well-drained, humus-rich soil but adaptable to varied soil conditions. Thrives in cooler coastal gardens with consistent moisture; suffers from harsh sun exposure in hot inland locations. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds. Responds well to pruning; prune in late winter or early spring after flowering.


Cultivated for its edible fruit in Chile.

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