Oliver Twist Pittosporum
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Oliver Twist'
Filtered sun, 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||Moderately growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 7 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Hedge 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 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