Pittosporum Tenuifolium Variegata

 

Pittosporum Tenuifolium Variegata. A most attractive evergreen plant growing easily and rapidly with leaves 5cm long grey green with a neat creamy white margin. Grows naturally into a tight neat shape an excellent plant. Commonly used for hedging and screening. Max Height 3m. Max Spread 2m.

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade. Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.