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Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum - Plant

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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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Description for 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

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Japanese pittosporum White April to May 10 to 15 feet Easy to grow

Planting and 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 Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun to Partial Shade Well-drained soil Medium -10 degrees C. Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum

  • 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.

Typical uses of Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum

Special features: 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.

Culinary use: Leaves

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=285126&isprofile=0& http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/pittosporum/growing-japanese-pittosporum.htm

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