Emerald Wave® Pittosporum
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Star'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||pit-oh-SPOR-um ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Plant|
Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate 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