PITTOSPORUM napaulense

Commonly known as Parchment bark

Panicles of scented yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Glossy, lance-shaped leaves (3-8in) long, clustered at the branch tips
  • Yellow
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Large, upright shrub or small tree
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade

PITTOSPORUM napaulense

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Collected by Ernest (Chinese) Wilson in 1907-10
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf spot, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Northern India, Nepal, Bhutan
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped, 6mm (¼in) across
    Panicles
    To 8cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Honey-scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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