Pittosporum heterophyllum

Pittosporum heterophyllum

Plant type


Common name
Pittosporum cinese




  • Shrubs


  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Flower Colour

  • White

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 06-June
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 10

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia

Origin: China.

Botanical characteristics: It is a medium-sized bushy evergreen shrub with upright branches that are slightly curved at the apex. The leaf shape ranges from obovate to lanceolate and the colour is bright green on the upper surface and lighter on the lower one. The fragrant flowers are cream-white and occur in clusters from April to June.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It adapts to any type of soils, as long as well-drained. It resists cold.

Use: It is ideal as ornamental plant for hedges, shrubby areas, pots and planters.