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Pittosporum tenuifolium

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Pittosporum tenuifolium

Pitten
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B7
Size: 25cm
Available: 30
$/Unit (EX GST): $18.90 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $20.79 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pittosporum tenuifolium Kohuhu,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Rounded, Upright

Description:
A small evergreen tree native or shrub native to New Zealand. It has glossy green foliage with black stems and is a tough low maintenance plant that makes fantastic dense fast growing hedges. There are many cultivars that have been bread from this variety.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prune in spring to maintain compact shape. Great for hedging. Watering in dry periods will result in better growth and appearance. Grows well in difficult to grow areas - dry and shade

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

Family Name: Origin:
Pittosporaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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