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Pittosporum


Pittosporum

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A twiggy bushy small tree which develops a columnar habit, It is clothed to the ground with zig-zaging branchlets when a juvenile and sub-adult. Small green rounded leaves. Single pink night-scented flowers. Avoid very dry sites, hardy to cold. Found naturally in montane streamsides and forest margins in the North Island. A nationally vulnerable plant due to the adult plants being browsed on by possums.

 
Genus
Pittosporum
Species  
Cultivar  

Common name
Pittosporum

Family name
Pittosporaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture

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

Enthusiast / Indigenous / Nourishment / Texture


Category
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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