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A picture of a Karo

Karo

Pittosporum crassifolium 'Variegatum'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

4m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Karo Overview

Grey-green leaves with cream margins are borne from this evergreen, bushy, dense tree or shrub. In spring, clusters of small, fragrant, dark red-purple flowers are produced.

Common problems with Karo

How to propagate Karo

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Cuttings

From tip cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Karo

Hedging, specimen