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Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum - Plant

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Description

Create your home garden pleasing and beautiful by growing an excellent Pittosporum plant.

Pittosporum tobira is perennial evergreen shrub species of flowering plant in the Pittosporaceae family.Glossy, dark green leaves with natural mounding shape.Clusters of creamy whiteflowers with a fragrance. The flower has five white petals each about a centimetre long.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Japanese pittosporum
Maximum Reachable Height 10 to 15 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time April to May
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

The tolerance of this plant is nearly legendary. In addition to its ambivalence regarding lighting, it can also grow on almost any soil. It is drought resistant, but the plant is most beautiful when it does receive regular irrigation.

Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum care

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
  • Temperature -10 degrees C.
    Fertilizer
  • Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (Sep-Oct) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.
  • Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This shrub is a common, drought-tolerant and fairly hardy landscaping plant
    • It is used for hedges, living privacy screens, and indoor and outdoor planter boxes
    • The stems, leaves, and dried fruits are used in flower arrangements

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can you plant Pittosporum in winter?

    Yes, You can plant Pittosporum in winter mainly during January-February month.

    Where to plant Pittosporum?

    You can grow Pittosporum indoor or outdoor where it will get enough amount of indirect bright light.

    Can Pittosporum be planted in pots?

    Yes, you can plant Pittosporum in pots.Choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.

    What is Pittosporum plant?

    Pittosporum is evergreen flowering shrub in Pittosporaceae family.

    What does a Pittosporum plant look like?

    Pittosporums can be grown as a evergreen shrub or small tree. Pittosporum leaves are leathery, oval, alternate, bright, dark green in the light, and become lighter on the underside, with veins more or less evident depending on the variety.

    What to feed Pittosporum plants?

    Feed your Pittosporum plant with any organic NPK rich fertilizer.

    When to plant Pittosporum tenuifolium?

    You can plant Pittosporum tenuifolium in January-February month.

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