Japanese Pittosporum

Almost indestructible, Japanese Pittosporum is a long-lived evergreen shrub. Use this reliable grower as a hedge or in a mixed border. It takes pruning well — you can easily keep it 3-5 feet tall and wide with regular pruning. Japanese Pittosporum has stiff branches and a dense, broad spreading habit. Plant it in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. It tolerates drought, salt spray, and nearly everything else you might throw its way.

Japanese Pittosporum Overview

Genus Name Pittosporum tobira
Common Name Japanese Pittosporum
Plant Type Shrub
Light Part Sun, Sun
Height 3 to 8 feet
Width null to 8 feet
Flower Color White
Season Features Spring Bloom, Winter Interest
Special Features Cut Flowers, Fragrance, Low Maintenance
Zones 10, 7, 8, 9
Propagation Stem Cuttings
Problem Solvers Drought Tolerant, Good For Privacy
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