Pittosporum Tenuifolium Garnettii

Pittosporum Tenuifolium Garnettii has slender grey-green leaves that can reach 5cm long. They are irregularly variegated with an attractive cream edging that may tinge pink in a cold winter. Appealing, dark purple flowers wafting a gentle, pleasant perfume appear from early to mid-summer. The plant offers interest throughout the year, whether planted as a specimen shrub or as a hedge. Best trimmed in mid-spring to maintain its bushy, dense and erect shape. While it is drought resistant, it should be kept moist if the foliage is to give of its best. It has moderate tolerance of both wind and sea spray – so good for coastal gardens.

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Pittosporum Tenuifolium Garnettii at-a-glance

Pittosporum Tenuifolium Garnettii 80-100cm


Foliage Type: Evergreen 

Flower: Clusters of small, dark purple flowers from late early to mid-summer

Scent: Fragrant

Hardiness: ✯✯✯✯  

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Drought Resistance: ✯✯✯✯

Soil type: Fertile clay, loam, sand or chalk.

Soil pH: 5.0 – 8.0.

Wet/Dry: Moist, well-drained soil

Preferred situation: Full to partial sun

Height: 2.5m – 4.0m

Width: 2m – 4.0m

Growth Rate: Medium