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  • Eventual height: 4m
  • Eventual spread: 4m

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Queen'

kohuhu

RHS award of garden merit
2 litre pot £21.99
£21.99
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  • Position: full sun or lightly dappled shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas)

    Small, wavy-edged grey-green leaves, each with a fine, creamy white margin, clothe the dark stems of this bushy evergreen shrub, providing year round interest. Originating from New Zealand, it copes well with coastal conditions and will make a handsome screen in a sheltered garden.

  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. To thin or reduce growth prune mid-spring and apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.
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