Kohuhu (Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Sheen')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Silvery-green
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2013-03-05
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2018-09-04Pittosporum Silver Sheen
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hope a tree person can id this by Strever May 7, 2019 1:17 PM 3
Want to create a GREEN WALL by IDoSeaDoo May 10, 2016 7:01 PM 6

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