Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Little Kiwi'

Kōhūhū

pittosporum tenuifolium little kiwi
pittosporum tenuifolium little kiwi
pittosporum tenuifolium little kiwi kohuhu black matipo foliage

Ideal for small hedges, topiaries, and borders. Easy to grow with naturally dense foliage. Tolerates frost, wind, and coastal conditions. Purple spring flowers scent the air with their sweet fragrance.

native tree Native
evergreen tree Evergreen
tolerates coastal sites Tolerates coastal sites
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
dry soils Dry soils
small garden Small garden
attracts bees Attracts bees
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Spring

10 Year Size

tree shape
0.5m
0.5m

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Genus: Pittosporum

Species: Pittosporum tenuifolium

Cultivar: Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Little Kiwi'

Common Name: Kōhūhū

Other Common Name(s): Black Matipo

Description and Features

Description: Ideal for small hedges, topiaries, and borders. Easy to grow with naturally dense foliage. Tolerates frost, wind, and coastal conditions. Purple spring flowers scent the air with their sweet fragrance.

Height: 0.5m

Width: 0.5m

Uses: Small garden, Attracts bees

Tolerates: Coastal, Windy

Soil Type: Dry soils

Winter Foliage: Evergreen

Origin: Native

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green

  • Autumn: Green

  • Winter: Green

  • Spring: Green

Flowers:

  • Summer: None

  • Autumn: None

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Purple

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The grade size is the size of the bag/pot the tree is in. This is measured in either litres or pints per bag.

The height is the overall height of the tree from the top of the pot/bag (bottom of the trunk) to the top of the tree. Some grades have height ranges as the heights of the individual trees vary.

The standard height is the height of the clear trunk from the bottom of the trunk to the graft or the first branch (if it is not grafted).

Grades that are in production are not yet ready for sale. You can place a pre-order for a 50% deposit and we will hold the stock until it is ready. Enquire if interested.

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.