FAMILY - Oleaceae
CULTURE - Part shade to sun.
FLOWER - Borne on previous season's growth, bright yellow flowers in late winter.
FOLIAGE - Leaves opposite, compound, leaflets in threes.
FORM - Broad, spreading; branches trailing.
FRUIT - A berry, rarely produced.
GROWTH RATE - Moderate
MOISTURE - Medium
PRUNING - Prune after flowering; cut out thin, weak stems; heavy pruning may be required every 4-5 years for rejuvenation.
SIZE - Up to 4 feet in height; spreads to 7 feet.
SOIL - Acid to alkaline, well-drained.
TEXTURE - Medium
USE - Banks mass plantings; space 4 feet apart.
VARIETIES - "Aureum" - yellow variegation on foliage.
NOTES - Branches root readily when in contact with soil.