Pittosporum tenuifolium

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Pittosporum tenufolium mature
Pittosporum tenufolium mature

Extremely adaptable and quick-growing. Shiny light-green foliage with wavy margins Branchlets reddish brown. Fragrant dark red flowers in spring. Exellent plant for hedging and shelter. Full sun is best to promote a tight habit. Hardy. Evergreen.

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Fast hedging and screening plant Tolerant of most soils provided they are well drained. Water regularly during hot summer months. Feed one a year with Texture Plants 12 month planting food. Little pruning is required other than form pruning. If using for hedging prune in spring and late summer. Watch for phyllids insect if present they can be controlled with insecticide.