Tasman Ruffles Pittosporum
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tasman Ruffles'
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 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Columnar, Pyramidal|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, 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, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Handsome Carefree Shrub|
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