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Pittosporum 'Gold Star'

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Gold Star'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

1m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Pittosporum 'Gold Star' Overview

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Gold Star' is a compact evergreen shrub with yellow and green variegated leaves that have a prominent white midrib. Its fragrant sparse flowers are small and maroon in colour. Called Tawhiwhi by the Maori, this New Zealand native is a low-maintenance, drought-resistant plant that likes moist but well-drained, fertile soil. For best leaf effect, grow Pittosporum 'Gold Star' in a sunny position, sheltered from cold, dry winds.

Common problems with Pittosporum 'Gold Star'

How to propagate Pittosporum 'Gold Star'

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood in summer.

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Special features of Pittosporum 'Gold Star'

Attractive leaves

Drought resistant

Hedge plant

Other uses of Pittosporum 'Gold Star'

Hedging, specimen. Spring interest.