Marjorie Channon Pittosporum
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Marjorie Channon'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||pit-oh-SPOR-um ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring and Summer|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Loropetalum (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