Azara microphylla
Azara microphylla
Boxleaf Azara, Chinchin
A deep green, glossy leaved small tree with a vase-shaped form and many tiny yellow flowers in winter to early spring, scenting the surrounding air of milk chocolate! Prefers well-drained soil. "Great Plant Pick" for the Pacific Northwest. (Shrub)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Winter 15' tall x 6' wide Sun Part Shade Shade 
Hardiness Zone:7,8,9,10,11
zone map Cold Hardy to 0° to 10°F
Evergreen EvergreenFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Fragrant FragrantInteresting Fruit,Berries,Seeds or Bark Interesting Fruit,Berries,Seeds or Bark
NW Great Plant Pick NW Great Plant Pick