Pittosporum Tobira Nana is a dwarf Pittosporum also known as Dwarf Japanese Mock Orange. It is a very attractive foliage plant with lustrous green leaves, smaller than the pittosporum tobira. NOTE: THESE PLANTS ARE VERY SLOW GROWING DWARF VARIETY
Pittosporum Tobira Nana, also known as the Dwarf Japanese Mock Orange, is a short rounded shrub ideal as a low border, container plant or groundcover. It is popular for its dense compact growth and evergreen glossy foliage. It needs very little maintenance and is suitable for milder climates.
Pittosporum Tobira Nana is a very attractive foliage plant with lustrous green leaves, smaller than the related variety - pittosporum tobira. Pittosporum Tobira Nana has clusters of sweetly scented bell shaped flowers in May and June. The flower colour is creamy white.
Dwarf Japanese Mock Orange can be planted in groups or singles. The plant’s dense foliage makes it a good undercover beneath canopies or taller shrubs. Its green colour foliage creates a rich, tropical look in gardens or as a hedge. It is versatile and can grow well in a container or as a fragrant hedge.
In terms of aspect, Pittosporum Tobira Nana grows well in full or partial exposure to the sun and can tolerate coastal and windy climates. It grows well in most soils except the chalky and water logged type. The plant can grow to a height of 0.7 metres with a 1 metre spread.
Apply a general-purpose fertilizer to the plant before the new growth appears. In addition, be sure to prune the plant during winter.
We deliver Dwarf Japanese Mock Orange throughout the UK and Ireland.
Other Pittosporum varieties include pittosporum tobira nana (the dwarf low growing variety of the above pittosporum tobira), pittosporum silver queen and pittosporum tom thumb.
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