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Pittosporum


Pittosporum

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A small shrub which develops a slender trunk with rigid branchlets. Juvenile leaves are dark green and coarsely toothed, adult leaves aromatic and entire. Single dark yellow flowers in spring. Avoid very dry sites, hardy to cold. Found naturally, though endanaged, in Canterbury.

 
Genus
Pittosporum
Species  
Cultivar  

Common name
Pittosporum

Family name
Pittosporaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates exposed sites. / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

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Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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