Cream De Mint™ Dwarf Pittosporum
Pittosporum tobira 'Shima'
|Description||Glossy, mint green leaves with creamy white edges create a lovely accent to colorful shrubs and perennials. The new spring growth glows green-gold. This compact evergreen with dense foliage requires very little maintenance. Excellent for use as a fuss-free, low-growing hedge or fill-in plant for shrub borders.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches only 24 to 30 in. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||This low-growing evergreen makes an excellent informal hedge or divider between different rooms in the garden. Its mint-green leaves are a perfect foil for colorful companion plants.|
|Companion Plants||Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Blue Oat Grass (Heliotrichon)|
|Care||Easy to grow in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.|
Your plant(s) are estimated to ship to Florida on or around February 4th, 2024, depending on weather and garden center orders. Because all plants respond to weather and other conditions while growing, we can not guarantee a ship date. We will only deliver plants once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards, and only when the garden center schedules a delivery. Thank you for your patience.
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.