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Pittosporum eugenioides Variegata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pittosporum eugenioides Variegata Variegated Lemonwood, Tarata,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Upright

Native to New Zealand this large Pittosporum has large glossy pale green, creamy white variegated foliage that have crinkled edges. It can get to about 8m tall by 4m wide. This variety makes a great fast growing hedge, screen or windbreak, it also responds well to pruning to make a formal clipped hedge.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Pittosporaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Cream, Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: TBA

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High