Japanese Pittosporum, Japanese Mock Orange, Japanese Cheesewood, Australian Laurel
Pittosporum tobira 'Wheeler's Dwarf'

Family: Pittosporaceae
Genus: Pittosporum (pit-oh-SPOR-um) (Info)
Species: tobira (TOH-bir-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Wheeler's Dwarf

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

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

, (2 reports)

Phoenix, Arizona

Tempe, Arizona

Clovis, California

Crockett, California

Escondido, California

Grass Valley, California

Hesperia, California

Manteca, California

Martinez, California

Norwalk, California

Oceanside, California

Santa Clara, California

Bartow, Florida

Deltona, Florida

Ocala, Florida

Pensacola, Florida

Clarkston, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Los Lunas, New Mexico

Sunset Beach, North Carolina

Ladys Island, South Carolina

Sumter, South Carolina

Abilene, Texas

Austin, Texas

Cedar Park, Texas

Corpus Christi, Texas

Dallas, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas (2 reports)

Georgetown, Texas

Pflugerville, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Spring, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Nov 9, 2004, PvillePlanter from Pflugerville, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

One of my favorite hedge schrubs, but also works well as individual specimins. Tends to spread out more than up but very easy to prune and shape as desired. Very hardy and vitually maintenance fee.