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Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'
Dwarf Purple-leaved Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'
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Description

A dense, dwarf evergreen shrub, Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' has lovely, wavy young leaves which emerge as a pale green colour and turn a deep, rich-purple as they mature in early summer. Although grown primarily for the foliage, occasional purplish flowers can appear in early summer.

With the colourful leaves providing year round interest, Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' is a great low shrub for warm gardens, looking lovely in a sunny border or a large container.

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  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' may require significant protection in severe cold weather and shelter cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Small compact, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 100 cm (3 ft)
    • Spread: 100 cm (3 ft)
  • Notes: Please also note that although we usually guarantee plants for a year after purchase, we will NOT replace a Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' which is damaged or killed by winter cold. 

 


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