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PITTOSPORUM eugenioides 'Variegatum'

Commonly known as Lemonwood, Tarata

Pale yellow scented flowers and leaves margined creamy-white
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PITTOSPORUM eugenioides 'Variegatum'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Elliptic, thin, leathery, wavy-margined leaves to 13cm (5in) long
  • Yellow
    Pale yellow
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Slender, dark shoots. Produces small flowers in dense, terminal clusters followed by brown, ovoid seed capsules 7mm (¼in) across
  • 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
  • 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
    Star-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold 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
  • Scented foliage
    lemon scent when crushed.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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