Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’

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Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Type
15-20cm 1.75 P9

Key: Type – P9 = Container Size | RB = Root Ball

Details / Key Facts

Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’ is noted for its attractive wavy green and cream leaves that will really stand out in your border. This tall, hardy evergreen shrub needs to be planted in a sheltered spot but will flourish in full sun or partial shade and in moist, well-drained soil. Reaching its mature 4m x 2m height and spread in around 10 years, it can be pruned in late winter or early spring to keep it in shape. Long-lasting and easy to care for, this lovely shrub will provide year-round interest in your garden.

Key Facts

  • Common name: Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’
  • Botanical name: Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’
  • Group: Small Hedge 
  • Flowering time: Spring & Summer
  • Soil: Sand, Chalk, Loam
  • Height and spread: 4-8 metres and 2.5-4 metres
  • Aspect: South-facing or West-facing or East-facing. Full Sun or Partial Shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Difficulty: Easy

How To Grow

Easy to grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, soil. May need protection in colder climes especially from cold, drying winds. Plant in full sun for the best leaf effect

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden


Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’ are evergreen shrubs or trees with simple, leathery leaves and small, often fragrant, 5-petalled flowers, followed by spherical, woody fruits splitting to reveal seeds embedded in sticky pulp

Further Information
Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Variegatum’ is a large, broadly columnar evergreen shrub with slender, dark shoots. Leaves rounded, glossy light green, with wavy margins. Small, honey-scented deep purple flowers open in clusters in late spring and early summer


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