Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Petite Plum’ - spring leaves
  • Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Petite Plum’ - purple leaves mottled after winter
  • Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Petite Plum’ - spring leaves

Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Petite Plum’

£14.95

(Tawhiwhi) New to us, Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Petite Plum’ is a handsome, small evergreen shrub with a compact rounded habit and mottled, dark purple mature leaves with bright green young leaves in spring.

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New to us, Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Petite Plum’ is a handsome, small evergreen shrub with a compact rounded habit and mottled, dark purple mature leaves with bright green young leaves in spring. 

A great low shrub for warm gardens, looking lovely in a sunny border or a large container. Requires shelter from wind!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Petite Plum' may require significant protection in severe cold weather and shelter cold winter winds. You may see some mottling on the leaves after a cold winter winter which will gradually disappear as it starts to grow again in spring.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Small compact, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 60 cm (2 ft)
    • Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)
  • Notes: Please be aware that Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Petite Plum' can be a difficult plant to grow as it can be damaged or killed in the winter, if caught by frost or if planted in a poor position. As such, it is not covered by our guarantee.  
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot, Honey Fungus Resistant

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