Pittosporum ‘James Sterling’- Pittosporum Tenuifolium

Pittosporum ‘James Stirling’ is considered as a resilient, fast growing, average shrub with minute, silver green plants with a thick habit. It is a very popular screening plant in Canberra. They are well-liked for their huge foliage structures as well as prolific growth. It too grows in coastal and frost prone areas, handling arid regions while established. It grows to a tallness of about 3 meters by 2.5 meters wide.

Height: three meters tall and 2.5 meters width

Uses:  it is a great plant for general landscaping. Work well in coastal gardens, shrubberies and to incorporate colour contrast to any garden design. This is also great for container planting.

Planting tips: Prefer a sunny to partially shaded place in well-drained soil. It also tolerates wind, coastal condition, uncovered sites, arid soil as well as light frost.

Soil type: well drained soil is essential for better growth of this plant

Pruning: Low maintenance as well as water requirements one time established. You can prune it in spring for maintaining its shape.

Water requirement:  Regular watering is required but should not be overwatered

Pests and problem: Pittosporum ‘James Sterling’ is vulnerable to insects and mites. Aphids are the main pest problem found in this plan but they can be controlled very easily by spraying pest control.

Climate: Grow well in most Australian regions

 

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