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Pittosporum tenuifolium argentea nana Shorty

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pittosporum tenuifolium argentea nana Shorty Dwarf Pittosporum, Dwarf Kohuhu,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

A very hardy dwarf shrub with attractive silver-grey foliage, growing in a dense, compact naturally neat shape. Ideal general garden plant that looks fantastic all year round. Perfect for hedging and topiary, responds well to pruning. Looks excellent in a decorative pot. Grows approx 1.2m high x 80cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, 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: Grey, Silver, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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