Pittosporum tobira
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Good for pollinators

Common Name : Japanese pittosporumType : ShrubHabit : BushyFoliage : EvergreenHeight : 2.5-4 metresSpread : 2.5-4 metresFlower colour : CreamFlowering from : Mayto JuneFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H3
Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK -5° to 1°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Well-drained / Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterTo be Sheltered Fragrant

P. tobira is a dense, broad, slow-growing medium-sized evergreen shrub with leathery, glossy, obovate leaves, and large terminal umbels of small sweetly scented flowers opening white, soon turning yellow, in late spring and early summer.


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