Compact Shiny Xylosm

Xylosma congestum ‘Compacta’

Compact Shiny Xylosm  - Xylosma congestum ‘Compacta’

Compact Shiny Xylosm

Xylosma congestum ‘Compacta’

Xylosma congestum ‘Compacta’ is a great shrub to us a a background in the landscape.  It has a mature height from 6-7 feet tall and wide.  Compact Shiny Xylosm is one of the more versitile plants; it's evergreen, drought tolerant, can being planted in sun or shade, and has attractive glossy green pointed ovate leaves.  And if that's not enough, it's deer and fire resistant!  It can be used as a hedge or left unpruned will take on a nice mounded shape.  USDA Zones 8-11. 


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Sun Or Part Shade

Water Needs: Moderate

Bloom Season: Na

Mature Height: 5-6'

Mature Width: 5-6'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Woodland Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, Tropical Garden, Zen Garden, Shade Plants, Hedge Plants


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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Zone 3 $79.00
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