Pittosporum tobira
Japanese Mock Orange 

Pittosporum tobira
Common name

Japanese Mock Orange

Group

Shrubs

Family

Pittosporaceae

Description

Japanese Mock Orange. A large bushy shrub with lustrous deep green leaves with recurved margins. Clusters of sweetly scented; creamy white flowers. Max Height 2m to 10m. Max Spread 1.5m to 3m. Flowers May to June. Full sun. Not hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Columnar
Fragrance
Yes
Hardiness
Not hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Slow
Ultimate height
2m; 10m
Ultimate spread
1.5m; 3m

Colour

Flowers
White in May; June
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Grey; Black in July
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Loam
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Grafting
Usage
Warm wall; Border
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Early spring Thin out overgrown plants
Maintenance
Mulch; Feed
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Honey fungus; Red spider mite; Aphids; Adelgids

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Trolley
Regular 3 litre 30-40 cm --- £5.15 £ 87
Regular 10 litre 40-60 cm --- £19.90 £ 1
Regular 10 litre 60-80 cm --- £19.90 £ 13
Regular 10 litre 80-100 cm --- £26.50 £ 7
Regular New 30 litre 100-125 cm --- £75.60 £ 9
Regular 35 litre 125-150 cm --- £87.25 £ 1
Regular 45 litre 150-175 cm --- £98.50 £ 4
Regular 55 litre 150-175 cm --- £90.76 £ 1