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Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum – Plant – PTV-511851


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Create your home garden pleasing and beautiful by growing an excellent Pittosporum plant.Pittosporum tobira is perennial evergreen shrub species of flowering plant in the Pittosporaceae family.Glossy, dark green leaves with natural mounding shape.Clusters of creamy whiteflowers with a fragrance. The flower has five white petals each about a centimetre long.Plant Specifications*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Japanese pittosporum

Maximum Reachable Height
10 to 15 feet

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
April to May

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careThe tolerance of this plant is nearly legendary. In addition to its ambivalence regarding lighting, it can also grow on almost any soil. It is drought resistant, but the plant is most beautiful when it does receive regular irrigation. Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum careKeep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.


Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.


The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7

-10 degrees C.


Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture. During the main growing season (Sep-Oct) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Pittosporum Tobira Variegatum uses
Ornamental Use:

This shrub is a common, drought-tolerant and fairly hardy landscaping plant
It is used for hedges, living privacy screens, and indoor and outdoor planter boxes
The stems, leaves, and dried fruits are used in flower arrangements


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