Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Elizabeth’ offers all the virtues of Pittosporum with that added delicate pink edging its foliage…
Foliage: Glossy, green evergreen leaves edged in pink and cream. The pink deepens when the weather is cold.
Flower: Small, chocolate-purple flowers from March to April.
Scent: Fragrant.
Hardiness: Hardy, but does require some shelter.
Aspect: South, east or west.
Ease of maintenance: Extremely easy.
Specialist care: None
Pruning: Trim to maintain shape in mid-spring
Drought Resistance: Drought resistant once established, though it should be kept moist if the foliage is to give of its best
Soil pH: Acid, through neutral to alkaline.
Soil Type: Loam, sand or chalk.
Moisture: Plant in a moist, well-drained soil.
Light: Full to partial sun.
Compactness: Bushy, rounded and cushion-like.
Height: 2.5m.
Width: 2m.
Rate of Growth: Moderate to strong.