A large shrub, growing to around 3 metres tall and 2 metres wide, it has small yellow flowers in spring which are strongly perfumed. The foliage is attractive, with wavy leaf edges. It is a useful plant for screening and informal hedging, and is easy care.
It naturally occurs from Queensland through to Victoria in rainforests and dry schlerophyll country. It seeds readily and can become weedy in some areas.
|Scientific Name:||Pittosporum revolutum|
|Common Name:||Yellow Pittosporum|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||1.5 ~ 2.5 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Cream, Yellow|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Hedge, Screen, Windbreak, Fragrant|
|Special Uses:||Fragrant oils, Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.