Marjorie Channon Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Marjorie Channon'

SKU
01684
Light green leaves with cream-colored margins on black stems form a bushy hedge or specimen. A slow grower that is easily maintained as a low hedge or to formal accent to tall hedges. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationpit-oh-SPOR-um ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLoropetalum (Loropetalum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Blue Oat Grass (Helictotrichon); Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)

Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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