Tasman Ruffles Pittosporum
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tasman Ruffles'
Pronunciation: pit-oh-SPOR-um ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um
|Description||One of the best and hardiest selections of the New Zealand native species, this evergreen shrub has clean green foliage with creamy white margins, and a dense, conical frame. A candidate for one of the most distinctive, handsome, tidy and low maintenance hedging plants in a contemporary garden setting.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Blue Oat Grass (Heliotrichon); Bottlebrush (Callistemon)|
|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 moderate drought. Apply a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a more formal appearance, periodically prune lightly to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10
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