Pittosporum tenuifolium – Kohuhu

  • Description
The parent plant of many cultivars which have been produced from the variations of seed grown plants. A fast growing, slender tree with erect narrow pyramidal form. Full sun dry tolerant once established. Easily trimmed to shape so ideal as a hedge or screen.  Sweetly scented small purple flowers in Spring.
Height x Width 5 x 3
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Other Pittosporums
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Purple
Fragrant? Yes
  • Uses
Good Shade Tree? Yes
Screening / Shelter Yes
Hedging Yes
Bird Feeding Yes


 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.