Pittosporum tom thumb



Pittosporum tenuifolium tom thumb’ is a compact evergreen shrub. Young leaves start green turning purple when mature. Naturally round forming, pittosporum can be pruned into dome-shaped balls and can have a striking effect in the garden when planted in a group as varying sized balls. They can also be planted close together to create the look that they are one larger shrub.

As well as a bushy shrub, pittosporum can be grown taller, a great evergreen solution to adding height into the garden.

Plant Info
  • Approx. growing habit: 0.5-1m in height and spread.
  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Moist but well-drained, chalk, loam, sandy.
  • Plant care: Pruning, if required should be carried out in late winter or early spring. For pruning we recommend using Okatsune secateurs. For larger shrubs, shears or mini shears may be more appropriate. 

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