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Pittosporum tenuifolium Marjorie Channon

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pittosporum tenuifolium Marjorie Channon Kohuhu,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Pyramida, Rounded

Slow growing compact shrub pittosporum with a pyramid habit. It can get up to 2m tall by 1m wide. The small rounded leaves are a light green with cream margins giving a beautiful variegated colour contrast. It makes a great feature plant or a beautiful formal or informal hedge.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, 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, Variegated
Flower Colour: Burgundy
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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