Seeds from Pittosporum tenuifolium nigricans, kohukohu, or Black Matipo. The blossoms are a very dark reddish purple, and are honey scented only at night. This evergreen tree grows to 30 feet in zones 9 to 10. In horticulture it is valued for its ruby to burgundy foliage and for its tolerance of some difficult growing conditions, including dry soils and shade.
Learn to Grow Pittosporum Tenuifolium
Start Indoors: 12 weeks before last frost
Gemination: 8-12 weeks
Plant Outdoors:1-2' Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions – Place the Pittosporum seeds on top of the soil in a tray, spacing them at least 1 to 2 inches apart. Place the tray in a windowsill and water as needed to keep top of the tray constantly damp. In eight to 12 weeks, the seeds will germinate.