Pittosporum obcordatum
(Heart-leaved Kohuhu)

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Pittosporum obcordatum
(Heart-leaved Kohuhu)

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Foliage Colour: Green
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 4 m
Mature Width: 2 m
Site Condition: Coastal, Exposed, Frost Tolerant, Heavy Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Salty, Windy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Drainage: Dry, Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Flower colour: Yellow. Fruit colour: Black. Suitable restoration species.

Pittosporum obcordatum is a rare, tall column shaped tree native to New Zealand. Naturally grows throughout New Zealand most commonly in eastern lowland alluvial forest favouring sites that are prone to summer drought in order to avoid water logged soils. It gets its column form form the dense interlaced twigs and branchlets that completely cover the trunk. The species has many small rounded leaves and produces small red, pink and yellow fragrant flowers in late spring. Does best in moist, fertile soil in semi-shade.

Habitat: A species of primarily eastern lowland alluvial forest, favouring sites prone to summer drought being otherwise waterlogged, and frost-prone during winter.

Flowering: Spring [September to December]
Fruiting:    Summer [December to May]

Tags: RarePlant


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