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Pittosporum tenuifolium/Kohuhu, Kohuhu Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium / Pittosporum tenuifolium
Large, dense, mature specimen growing in a southern California botanical garden
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Large, dense, mature specimen growing in a southern California botanical garden

Foliage on the Kohuhu Pittosporum

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Pittosporum tenuifolium
Common Name: Kohuhu, Kohuhu Pittosporum
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This is a dense evergreen shrub which produces dark green oval-shaped leaves and purple flowers in spring. Native to New Zealand. Grows best in sunlight to partial shade and will withstand coastal conditions.