- Common Name(s):
- Japanese pittosporum, Mock orange, Pittosporum
Drought, heat and salt spray tolerant; can be severely pruned; tough, durable plant; variegata is slightly smaller with creamy white leaf edges; excellent specimen plant. This plant is frequently damaged by deer.
- 8-12 ft.
- Alternate, simple, leathery, lustrous dark green leaves; 1.5 to 4 in. long
- 2 to 3 in. cluster of fragrant creamy white flowers in late spring
- Sun to shade; well-drained soil
- Stiff branches; dense, broad spreading mound
- 4-8 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1725