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

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
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
san diego - west facing hill - 8 foot dense shrub advice - clay soil by gregb89 Jan 5, 2021 11:43 AM 4
Plant ID please by Cal7748 Dec 24, 2020 9:11 PM 5
Bouquet greenery? by Bschmuck Nov 26, 2020 10:56 PM 1
What is this and why is it infested with flies? by Mbcarter967 Nov 15, 2020 5:04 PM 9
pittosporum / by JulieWalls Nov 6, 2020 4:20 PM 4
is this a bird of paradise? why does it look like this? by inreynaorshine Oct 29, 2020 10:08 AM 9
What type of bush/tree is this? by JaxandDollyrock Oct 11, 2020 1:48 PM 2
Border Tree Suggestions by Idontknowatall Aug 15, 2020 8:33 PM 5

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