Pittosporum viridiflorum

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 7m x 6m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A wonderfully attractive tree with a neat appearance. It has glossy dark-green foliage, an attractive dark grey bark with horizontal markings. It bears clusters of small sweetly scented cream-green flowers which are followed by masses of yellow to brown capsules that split open to expose bright-red, sticky seeds.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
The fruit attracts doves, barbets, starlings and francolins. Bees and butterflies visit the flowers.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, country, forest, formal, rockery, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A neat and well shaped tree with glossy, dark-green foliage. The bark is smooth and dark-grey. Clusters of sweetly-scented creamish-green flowers are followed by masses of small yellow fruit.
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