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Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold' (Tawhiwhi 'Warnham Gold')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'

Other names

Tawhiwhi 'Warnham Gold'

Genus

Pittosporum Pittosporum

Variety or Cultivar

'Warnham Gold' _ 'Warnham Gold' is a compact, evergreen shrub with yellow foliage that has wavy margins. From late spring to early summer, it produces a scattering of small, fragrant purple flowers.


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are scented

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn; Yellow in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Powdery mildew , Leaf spot Powdery mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold' (Tawhiwhi 'Warnham Gold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Protect in colder parts from cold, drying winds. Can be planted in sun or partial shade, although leaf colour is best in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'

Other names

Tawhiwhi 'Warnham Gold'

Genus

Pittosporum Pittosporum

Variety or Cultivar

'Warnham Gold' _ 'Warnham Gold' is a compact, evergreen shrub with yellow foliage that has wavy margins. From late spring to early summer, it produces a scattering of small, fragrant purple flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are scented

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn; Yellow in Winter


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold' (Tawhiwhi 'Warnham Gold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Protect in colder parts from cold, drying winds. Can be planted in sun or partial shade, although leaf colour is best in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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