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Toothed Azara

 

This is a shrub that is best used as a screen or informal hedge in cool climates. It has glossy green, toothed leaves that hold up well in shade, and bright yellow flowers smelling of vanilla or chocolate in spring.

Azara dentata

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf width : 1"

Leaf shape : Rounded, toothed

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes - Vanilla or chocolate

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 10 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 5,6, 15-17

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes