Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum - Plant

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.
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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.

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

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
Watering Medium
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

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Culinary Use:

  • Leaves

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.


Thursday, 23 July 2020

This plant is exactly what I wanted.

Gaurav Narwania

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Does the plant need regular trimming?

Tony George

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary

Dolly Agarwal
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