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Pittosporum undulatum

Plant name: Sweet pittosporum

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, TAS.

Cultural notes: A hardy, adaptable tree that prefers moist, well drained soils in full sun or part shade.

Maintenance: This species can self seed and tends to colonise an area if not restricted.

Tolerates: Frost tolerant, drought tolerant once established. Flowering season: Spring and Summer.

Flower colour: Fragrant flowers are cream in colour, bell-shaped and have 5 petals. They occur in profuse, fragrant clusters. The flowers are followed by small orange berries.

Foliage colour: The mature leaves are glossy dark green with wavy or undulating margins and a hooked tip. The juvenile foliage is lighter in colour. Width: up to 7m

Height: up to 14m

Plant spacing: 300cm apart

Recommended uses: Useful as a fast growing hedge or screen. This plant must be used with caution, it can become invasive and is an environmental weed in some parts of Australia.

Description: A dense bushy tree growing to 14m with a domed crown spreading 7m. The leaves are glossy dark green with wavy, undulating margins. Cream bell-shaped flowers occur in profuse clusters in spring and summer.