Lemonwood (Pittosporum eugenioides)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 20 to 30 feet, possibly to 40 feet
Plant Spread: 12 to 15 feet, possibly 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Mottled yellowish-green with bright midrib, curled margins.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Black capsules
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers


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Unidentified plant at home by Frenchfrogfingers Jan 10, 2017 8:47 AM 12

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