Pittosporum Tenuifolium Seeds

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  • Organic
  • Evergreen leave
  • This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States
  • Perennial plants
  • Plants grow to 30 feet tall
  • 20 seeds per package

Availability: 13 in stock

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.
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