Pittosporum eugenioides – Lemonwood

  • Description
A fast-growing bushy native tree. Leaves larger than other pittosporums and has lemon scent when crushed. It has highly fragrant clusters of small attractive yellow-cream flowers in spring, followed by distinctive black seed capsules. Best in full sun. Will tolerate damp soils and moderately windy conditions. Ideal as a large screen or hedge as responds very well to trimming.
Plant Type Tree
Shape Pyramidical
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Other Pittosporums, Planchonella costata, Myrsine salicina
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green Lime
  • Flower
Flower Colour Yellow – small
Fragrant? Yes
  • Uses
Screening / Shelter Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
Hedging Yes
   Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.