Tasman Ruffles Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tasman Ruffles'

SKU
5142
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7 - 10

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationpit-oh-SPOR-um ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitColumnar, Pyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureHandsome 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.

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