PITTOSPORUM

Commonly known as Parchment bark

Hardy in all but the coldest areas. All flower APR-JUL

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.

 

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Trim hedges in spring and midsummer
    Place of origin
    Australasia, southern Africa, southern and eastern Asia, the Pacific Islands
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Sweetly/honey scented

Buy Varieties of PITTOSPORUM

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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Queen'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Queen'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

leaves suffused silvery-grey with narrow white margins

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tandara Gold'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tandara Gold'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

compact shrub with small leaves variegated green and gold and set off against black stems

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

dwarf purple new growth emerges light green

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

silver green leaves margined cream

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Victoria'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Victoria'

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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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

young leaves greenish-gold and maturing golden-yellow with wavy edges

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

individual leaves are wrinkled with a bluish tinge. Strong growing form

 
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PITTOSPORUM tobira

PITTOSPORUM tobira

Australian laurel, Tobira

white stephanotis-like scented flowers in JUN-JUL, excellent for coastal planting

 
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PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Nanum'

PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Nanum'

Australian laurel, Tobira

dwarf form

 
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PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Variegatum'

PITTOSPORUM tobira 'Variegatum'

Australian laurel, Tobira

silver variegated marbled leaves

 
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