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PlantFiles: Pittosporum, Kohuhu, Nigricans Kohuhu, Black Matipo
Pittosporum tenuifolium

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Family: Pittosporaceae
Genus: Pittosporum (pit-oh-SPOR-um) (Info)
Species: tenuifolium (ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Additional cultivar information: (aka Nigricans)

Synonym:Pittosporum nigricans

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive newgreenguy On May 5, 2012, newgreenguy wrote:

Great screen as you can make it as dense as you like. I have several variety of these, all used as screens. The regular Kohuhu will get quite tall, often 25 -30 if given the space.

Positive M_Lapin On Jun 9, 2011, M_Lapin from Pacifica, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Grows well in full shade and Pacific (San Francisco) coastal conditions. Drought tolerant.

Regional...

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

Carlsbad, California
Pacifica, California



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