PlantsPittosporum→Cheesewood (Pittosporum)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 feet to 15 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Woody capsule containing many seeds. Seeds are coated with a sticky resinous substance.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Aging to a cream-yellow.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Strikes me as Rhododendron/Azalea by purpleinopp Sep 20, 2021 7:53 PM 9
Plant ID by Ed00 Oct 9, 2021 10:33 AM 10
What vine is this? by piksihk Oct 2, 2021 9:34 AM 9
September 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 28, 2021 10:57 AM 106
Pittosporum Growth by poppiepop Aug 5, 2021 3:11 PM 0
My Japanese Pittosporoum is coming back! by Peggy8b Aug 9, 2021 1:03 PM 1
How narrow can a Manhattan Euonymus hedge be kept front to back? by TreeSong Jul 30, 2021 7:36 AM 19
What do you grow besides irises? by evelyninthegarden Jun 27, 2021 1:03 AM 136
Pittosporum white spots ? As pictured in post 1910273 by Joanngermano Apr 25, 2021 6:52 PM 2
advice about trees for windy conditions by wesso Mar 27, 2021 9:41 AM 8
Dumb cane/dieffenbachia by Zulalu Mar 12, 2021 11:53 AM 3

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