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botanical name:
Pittosporum tobira 'Nanum'
Pittosporum tobira 'Nanum' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Pittosporum tobira 'Nana'
family:  Pittosporaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Very compact, rounded evergreen shrub with glossy deep green leaves arranged in whorls. Sweetly scented, creamy white flowers which appear from late spring to early summer, sometimes followed by woody fruiting capsules that split to release the sticky orange seeds.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun or light shade. Tolerates dry conditions. Need a warm position or protection in severe winter weather. Can be successfully grown in a container.

propagation:
From cuttings.

usage:
Good patio container plant.

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