PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

Commonly known as Kohuhu, Parchment bark

Silver green leaves margined cream
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Congested stems and smaller leaves 3cm (1¼in) long.
  • Brown or black
    Black-red
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Tall Shrub
    Dark-stemmed, bushy shrub, erect and fast-growing when young, slower-growing with age. 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

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

 
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  • 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.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter in milder areas
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • 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
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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