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 adaphniphylloides

PITTOSPORUM adaphniphylloides

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 bicolor

PITTOSPORUM bicolor

Parchment bark

downy young stems. Small, maroon-crimson flowers

 
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PITTOSPORUM crassifolium

PITTOSPORUM crassifolium

Karo, Parchment bark

a very hardy variety which is excellent in coastal conditions with thick leathery leaves and deep purple flowers

 
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PITTOSPORUM crassifolium 'Variegatum'

PITTOSPORUM crassifolium 'Variegatum'

Karo

grey-green leaves variegated creamy-white on the edges

 
£20.00 each 
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PITTOSPORUM eugenioides 'Variegatum'

PITTOSPORUM eugenioides 'Variegatum'

Lemonwood, Tarata

pale yellow scented flowers and leaves margined creamy-white

 
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PITTOSPORUM heterophyllum

PITTOSPORUM heterophyllum

Parchment bark

small pale yellow fragrant flowers. Dense growth and evergreen

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

green foliage

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Abbotsbury Gold'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Abbotsbury Gold'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

bright greenish-yellow blotches in the centre of the young leaves which become less distinct on maturity

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Atropurpureum'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Atropurpureum'

Kohuhu

green new growth. Leaves then become purplish-brown

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

cream and green with distinctive pink edge. Hardy

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium Garnettii'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium Garnettii'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

('Saundersii') - rounded leaves are variegated white on cream

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Gold Star'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Gold Star'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

with variegated foliage and a gold star in the centre

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Golf Ball'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Golf Ball'

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

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

('Snow') - green speckled white

 
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PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Ball'

PITTOSPORUM tenuifolium 'Silver Ball'

Kohuhu, Parchment bark

very dense natural ball of shiny, grey-green leaves edged with white. Small, honey-scented flowers

 
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