Oliver Twist Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Oliver Twist'

Pronunciation: pit-oh-SPOR-um ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um
SKU #01680
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A compact, upright evergreen shrub with small silvery green leaves on thin black stems. Its naturally airy habit invites sunlight to dance on the foliage; leaves will playfully shimmer in a light breeze. Well-suited to use as a formal hedge. A delightful shrub for difficult areas.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderately growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 7 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care 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.

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