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Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue' (Pittosporum 'Wrinkled Blue')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue'

Other names: Tawhiwhi 'Wrinkled Blue', Kohuhu 'Wrinkled Blue', Pittosporum 'Wrinkled Blue'

Genus: Pittosporum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Wrinkled Blue' _ 'Wrinkled Blue' is a neat, oblong evergreen shrub with silver-blue, wavy edge foliage on dark stems.


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue' is: Evergreen

Flower: Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage: Blue, Silvery-grey in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Rounded

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Wrinkled Blue' (Pittosporum 'Wrinkled Blue') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: City, Hedging/Screens, Beds and borders, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Protect in colder parts from cold, drying winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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