About Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum
Pittosporum tobira is a species of flowering plant in the Pittosporum family known by several common names, including Australian laurel, Japanese pittosporum, mock orange and Japanese cheesewood.
*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
This is a very versatile plant and thrives equally well in either shade or sun. Propagation, or how to grow Pittosporum, is through semi-hardwood cuttings in summer. Place the cutting in a half and half mixture of peat and perlite. Keep the pot lightly moist and soon you will have another Pittosporum baby to enjoy.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||-10 degrees C.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum special feature
Where winter hardy, grow in foundation areas, in borders, as a screen or hedge or in a mass planting. This plant may be trimmed and trained as a small tree that is effective near patios. Where not winter hardy, plants may be grown in containers that are overwintered in greenhouses or sunrooms.
Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose