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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'

Commonly known as Kohuhu, Parchment bark

Cream and green with distinctive pink edge. Hardy
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  • Evergreen - thinly leathery leaves 2.5-6cm (1-2½in) long.
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging - suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Tall Shrub - rounded shrub. Produces flowers in small, few-flowered axillary clusters followed by grey-black seed capsules
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - leaf spot, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter in milder areas
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy - - borderline
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - honey-scented
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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