Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'

Kōhūhū

pittosporum tenuifolium elizabeth
pittosporum tenuifolium elizabeth
pittosporum tenuifolium elizabeth kohuhu black matipo in nursery

Compact grower with narrow, oval, wavy-edged, grey-green leaves that are edged with cream and flushed pink throughout the year. This pink colouring is more prominent in the colder months. Scented, dark-purple, star-shaped flowers are borne in spring.

native tree Native
evergreen tree Evergreen
tolerates coastal sites Tolerates coastal sites
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
dry soils Dry soils
hedging and screening Hedging and screening
attracts bees Attracts bees
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Spring

10 Year Size

tree shape
3m
2m

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Genus: Pittosporum

Species: Pittosporum tenuifolium

Cultivar: Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Elizabeth'

Common Name: Kōhūhū

Other Common Name(s): Black Matipo

Description and Features

Description: Compact grower with narrow, oval, wavy-edged, grey-green leaves that are edged with cream and flushed pink throughout the year. This pink colouring is more prominent in the colder months. Scented, dark-purple, star-shaped flowers are borne in spring.

Height: 3m

Width: 2m

Uses: Hedging and screening, Attracts bees

Tolerates: Coastal, Windy

Soil Type: Dry soils

Winter Foliage: Evergreen

Origin: Native

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green, White, Pink

  • Autumn: Green, White, Pink

  • Winter: Green, White, Pink

  • Spring: Green, White, Pink

Flowers:

  • Summer: None

  • Autumn: None

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Purple

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Prices subject to change without notice. Actual stock quantity may differ. Every care is taken to accurately record heights but due to slightly different growth rates and other natural variables that can occur within and to a species, variety, or cultivar, the actual height of the final product may differ from what is stated.