Pittosporum Tenuifolium Variegatum 9 Litre Pot Half Standard
Pittosporum are large evergreen shrubs which are fast-growing when young. They are grown for their glossy green foliage, bearing oblong-ovate, wavy-edged leaves.
In late spring and early summer, Pittosporum reveal bell-shaped, dark red flowers which have a honey scent, these flowers are followed by grey-black capsules.
Pittosporums are ideally planted in fertile, well drained soil in a border or as a low hedge. If being used as a hedging plant, they should be trimmed into shape in spring or summer.
If planted in a border, these shrubs are best trimmed in late winter or early spring, removing any crossing shoots. This encourages healthy re-growth.
Pittosporum Tenuifolium Variegatum is a large, broadly columnar evergreen shrub with slender, dark shoots. Leaves rounded, glossy light green, with wavy margins. Small, honey-scented deep purple flowers open in clusters in late spring and early summer. Height can reach 15-20 feet.