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A picture of a Variegated Lemonwood

Variegated Lemonwood

Pittosporum eugenioides 'Variegatum'

Also known as

Tarata, Variegated Tarata

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Variegated Lemonwood Overview

An evergreen, columnar tree which produces glossy, dark green leaves with wavy edges and white margins. In spring, there are yellow flowers scented of honey.

Common problems with Variegated Lemonwood

How to propagate Variegated Lemonwood

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Cuttings

From tip cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Variegated Lemonwood

Grown for their ornamental foliage and flowers with fragrance. Suitable for coastal conditions.