The tolerance of this plant is nearly legendary. In addition to its ambivalence regarding lighting, it can also grow on almost any soil. It is drought resistant, but the plant is most beautiful when it does receive regular irrigation.
- Light Needs: Full Sun or Partial Shade
- Watering Needs: Reduce watering in winter. When water, remember that pittosporum plant tolerates drought better than excessive irrigation, so avoid overwatering.
Pittosporum is a genus of about 200 species of flowering shrubs and plants. Majority of these species are native to Japan and Southeast Asia, although several of them have been identified in Africa. The leaves of a Pittosporum plant are usually spiral or whorls. Most pittosporums do not exceed 2 - 3 meters in height after several years of steady growth. Growing pittosporum also allows to enjoy its foliage, renowned for its beauty.