Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’
Variegated pittosporum, Variegated kohuhu, Variegated tawhiwhi
Variety or Cultivar
‘Variegatum’ _ ‘Variegatum’ is a bushy, upright, rounded, evergreen shrub or small tree with dark stems bearing small, oval to rounded, wavy-edged, grey-green leaves with cream margins and small, fragrant, dark purple flowers in late spring and early summer.
The flower is scented.
Upright, Rounded, Bushy
Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-purple in Summer
Variegated, Cream, Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Cushion scale , Pittosporum sucker
Powdery mildew , Leaf spot
Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’ (Variegated pittosporum) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.
City, Hedging/Screens, Beds and borders, Containers, Wallside and trellises, Drought Tolerant
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Protect in colder parts from cold, drying winds.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West