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Pittosporum Tobira

Botanical Name:

Pittosporum tobira

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Flowers are creamy white and become dull yellowish with age. They are fragrant (orange-scented), 5-petaled, are 2-3" in size, and form in clusters on a terminal umbel that is 2-3" in size. Flowers bloom in late spring.

Fruit

Pear-shaped, three-valved capsule that is green in color and matures to brown.

Taxonomy

Order

Apiales

Family

Pittosporaceae

Genus

Pittosporum

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