Pittosporum - Knowledgebase Question

los angeles, ca
Question by ANETSAWA
September 15, 2005
What are the differences between Pitt Creme De Mint and Pitt Turner's varigated Dwarf.

Answer from NGA
September 15, 2005


TURNER'S PITT? MOCK ORANGE (Pittosporum tobira 'Turner's Variegated Dwarf') is a compact spreading plant bearing leaves with creamy variegated edges. It is rugged and drought resistant; a reliable low-maintenance plant. It is evergreen and grows best in full sun. It has a moderate growth rate to 30 inches tall and 2 to 3 feet wide.

CREAM DE MINT? DWARF MOCK ORANGE (Pittosporum tobira 'Shima') has glossy mint green leaves with creamy-white edges held on a tightly branched mound. It has a dense, compact form and requires little maintenance. It is evergreen and will grow in full to partial sun. It is slow-growing to only 2 to 2? feet tall and wide.

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