Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

Silver Kohuhu, Variegated Tawhiwhi

These shrubs and trees are valued for their dense, evergreen foliage, often fragrant flowers, interesting fruit and adaptability to a wide range of soils and climates. They are fairly drought-resistant, but look better with watering. Most make excellent hedges, screens or windbreaks. Will not tolerate long, cold winters. Start by seeds or cuttings. Watch for aphids and scale.
Pittosporum tenuifolium, Silver Kohuhu, Variegated Tawhiwhi
Elliptical green leaves with a cream-colored margin are 1½ to 2 inches long. The margin tends to be flat, not wavy as it is on others of this species. Tolerant of coastal conditions.

Attributes - Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Variegatum'

Plant Type: Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 20 ft. to 30 ft.

Width: 30 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Low Maintenance.

Related Plants

Pittosporum rhombifolium, Pittosporum tobira, Pittosporum tobira 'Wheeler's Dwarf', Pittosporum undulatum
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