Pittosporum eugeniodes 'Variegata'Item #5069 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 10
Attractive, upright shrub has large, glossy light green leaves with wavy, creamy yellow edges. Foliage releases a lemony aroma when crushed. Small, honey-scented flowers appear in summer. Useful for adding color and contrast to landscapes. Makes a quick, attractive hedge or screen. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Grows to 10 to 15 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Grows to 10 to 15 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.Foliage color:VariegatedBlooms:Small creamy yellow flowers in summer.Flower color:YellowFlower attributesFragrantGarden styleContemporary
- CareCare InformationTolerates most soil types and a ph range of 5.5 to 8. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:The species Pittosporum eugeniodes originates from New Zealand.