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PITTOSPORUM

Commonly known as Parchment bark


Hardy in all but the coldest areas.

OFTEN sweetly night-scented and always sticky-seeded mainly evergreen shrubs and trees found in wideranging habitats in Australasia, southern Africa, southern and eastern Asia and the Pacific islands. It is thought that its origin was the supercontinent Gondwana. Genus of about 200 species.

 


  • Good to know - trim hedges in spring and midsummer
  • Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, powdery mildew
  • Place of Origin - Australasia, southern Africa, southern and eastern Asia, the Pacific Islands
  • Evergreen - attractive, glossy leaves. Spherical, woody fruits contain black seeds in sticky mucilage
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - makes good windbreak in milder areas and coastal regions
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade - variegated or purple leaved varieties produce best effect in full sun
  • Scented flowers - sweetly/honey scented
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil

Buy Varieties of PITTOSPORUM

PITTOSPORUM adaphniphylloides

PITTOSPORUM adaphniphylloides  >


Commonly known as: Parchment bark.
(formerly daphnephylloides) - huge dark green leaves of up to 10 ins. Scented cream flowers and small red fruit. Hardy if sheltered
£25.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM crassifolium

PITTOSPORUM crassifolium  >


Commonly known as: Karo, Parchment bark.
A very hardy variety which is excellent in coastal conditions with thick leathery leaves and deep purple flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM crassifolium 'Variegatum'

PITTOSPORUM crassifolium 'Variegatum'  >


Commonly known as: Karo.
Grey-green leaves variegated creamy-white on the edges
£15.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM eugenioides 'Variegatum'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM eugenioides 'Variegatum'  >


Commonly known as: Lemonwood, Tarata.
Pale yellow scented flowers and leaves margined creamy-white
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Green foliage
MULTIBUY
individually £9.50 each, 10+ £8.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Abbotsbury Gold'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Abbotsbury Gold'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Bright greenish-yellow blotches in the centre of the young leaves which become less distinct on maturity
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Atropurpureum'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Atropurpureum'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu.
Green new growth. Leaves then become purplish-brown
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Cream and green with distinctive pink edge. Hardy
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'French Lace'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'French Lace'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Upright habit. Foliage turns an attractive plum colour in autumn
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium Garnettii'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium Garnettii'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
('Saundersii') - rounded leaves are variegated white on cream
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Gold Star'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Gold Star'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
With variegated foliage and a gold star in the centre
£13.00 £10.40 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Golf Ball'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Golf Ball'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
A new variety which is a pure light green and makes an excellent hedge or topiary with minimal trimming. It does not become leggy and its leaves hold on the lower branches
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
(Snow) - green speckled white
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Limelight'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Limelight'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Long pale green leaves edged darker green on new growth
£13.00 £10.40 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Moonlight'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Moonlight'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Yellow with deep green edges
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Magic'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Magic'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Small, silvery leaves with white margins
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Queen'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Leaves suffused silvery-grey with narrow white margins
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Sheen'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Sheen'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Tiny silver leaves, turning pink
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tandara Gold'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tandara Gold'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Compact shrub with small leaves variegated green and gold and set off against black stems
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Dwarf purple new growth emerges light green
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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Also Large £35.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Variegatum'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Silver green leaves margined cream
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Victoria'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Victoria'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
A new and hardy variety with pale silvery green leaves edged white. The leaves become tinged dark pink in winter
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£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Young leaves greenish-gold and maturing golden-yellow with wavy edges
£13.00 £10.40 each
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Kohuhu, Parchment bark.
Individual leaves are wrinkled with a bluish tinge. Strong growing form
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£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tobira   AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tobira  >


Commonly known as: Australian laurel, Tobira.
White stephanotis-like scented flowers in JUN-JUL, excellent for coastal planting
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£13.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Nanum'

PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Nanum'  >


Commonly known as: Australian laurel, Tobira.
Dwarf form
£15.00 each
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PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Variegatum'  AWARD

PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Variegatum'  >


Commonly known as: Australian laurel, Tobira.
Silver variegated marbled leaves
£15.00 each
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