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Pittosporum, Kohuhu, Nigricans Kohuhu, Black Matipo, Variegated Tawhiwhi
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Irene Patterson'

Family: Pittosporaceae
Genus: Pittosporum (pit-oh-SPOR-um) (Info)
Species: tenuifolium (ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Irene Patterson

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Variegated

Mottled

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dublin, California

San Leandro, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 2, 2015, 00264167 from herne bay
United Kingdom wrote:

many websites state the height of irene to be 4foot, however this is incorrect as in rhs hyde hall, essex, they have a couple that are at least 8 foot and about as wide at the base (they form a conical dome shape). Seems ok in zone 8 (reaching about -8c in winter some years).