Pittosporum revolutum – Yellow Pittosporum

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
Flowering Time:Spring
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 native plants