Pittosporum tenuifolium Tom Thumb

Cheesewood

£7.99
Supplied as 9cm Pot grown plants
CODE SP170
9cm Pot grown plants
Delivery from late-August
  • Suitable for planting in sunny and partially shaded locations
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
  • Fragrant
  • Spring flowering time
  • Purple foliage colour
  • Purple flowering Colour

Availability to buy and flowering time

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Product Description

Pittosporum 'Tom Thumb' is a unique evergreen Cheesewood shrub that is grown for its distinctive foliage. Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit, this compact shrub bears waxy green leaves that mature to deep-purple in spring. In late spring the black stems are smothered in dark purple flowers that are lightly scented. Perfect for adding colour and texture to the front of borders. Height 1m. 9 cm pot plant supplied.

Plant Size

Mature Height 100 cm
Mature Spread 100 cm

Planting Notes

Planting Plant in hole large enough to firmly hold the roots.
Soil Type Plant in any good quality garden soil

Growing at a glance…

Water freely during the growing season. Can be planted in most types of garden soil, in full sun or in partial shade.

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