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Variegated Pittosporum

Pittosporum tobira 'Variegata'


Height - 6 to 8 feet

Width - 6 to 8 feet

Plant Type


Adapted shrub

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Full sun to part shade

Other common names

Japanese Pittosporum

Save Water   Low to medium water required
More Color   Very small, fragrant white flowers in spring
Attract Wildlife   Serves as a shelter for wildlife
Reduce Maintenance   Dwarf version requires less maintenance
Texas Tough    Once established, shrub survives in our hot climate

Interesting Facts

Grows quickly and is useful as a hedge plant.  Tolerates heavy shearing/pruning.  May need to be pruned often to retain desired shape.  A dwarf version is available that requires less maintenance.  Likes regular watering, but will not tolerate wet feet.

Variegated Pittosporum in Frisco

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