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Pittosporum tobira 'Tall 'N Tough'

Japanese Pittosporum or Tobira
Zone: 11, 10a, 10b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Maximum 8 feet
Width: Maximum 6 feet
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The hardiest of P. tobira clones, this selection is from JC Raulston Arboretum has survived temperatures to 0 °F without blinking. Large, evergreen shrub to small tree, to 8' tall x 6' wide, has shiny, dark green, rounded leaves and, in early summer, intensely fragrant, citrus-like, white flowers. Appreciates full sun to part shade, with regular summer water until established. Frost hardy in USDA zone 7.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Tough-n-Tall' well describes this glossy 8-12' x 8-12' evergreen, perfect for hedge or accent--except for missing its small wonderfully fragrant creamy-white flowers; tolerant of drought ; salt spray. Sun-PSh/Med-Dry


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