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Pittosporum - Tenuifolium

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$8.50 - $15.00 SKU: PITT

$15.00 10 seedlings/bundle Only -47 left!

$8.50 1 plant/bag Only -47 left!

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Also known as black matipo, Pittosporum tenufolium is a small tree or compact shrub. It is extremely adaptable and quick-growing. It has almost black bark, dark red, fragrant flowers and leaves that vary in size and colour. It looks great as a hedge and can be trimmed and maintained at any height.

Plant size: PB2 bag


Best Use

  • Small tree
  • Shrub
  • Hedge
  • Fragrant
  • Native

Planting Instructions

  • Grows to a height of 3m after 5 years and 6m when mature
  • Dig the hole for the plant about 1/3 deeper than needed
  • Place plant in hole and add compost
  • Compost will improve drainage and give the roots something soft to grow into

Companion Plants

  • Pittosporum eugenioides (Lemonwood)
  • Akeake

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