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.


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Answer from NGA
September 15, 2005

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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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