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Pittosporum tobira - 'Nanum'

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Half hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pittosporum tobira:

  • Scented blossom
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Pittosporum tobira

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Pittosporum tobira:

  • Compact evergreen plant suitable for container planting
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

View all the plants listed in Genus Pittosporum

View other types of ground cover plants with medium green foliage

Common Missspellings: Pitosporum, Pitosporem, Pittosporem, Pitosporem

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