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Pittosporum pentandrum - Plant

Pittosporum pentandrum - Plant

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Discover the charm of Pittosporum pentandrum Plant, a botanical treasure offered by Vermi Organics. With its graceful form and distinctive features, this evergreen shrub is a standout addition to outdoor landscapes. The unique qualities of Pittosporum pentandrum make it a versatile and captivating choice for gardens, bringing elegance and visual interest to outdoor spaces.

About: Pittosporum pentandrum Plant, commonly known as the Kohuhu or Japanese Pittosporum, is an evergreen shrub that originates from East Asia. With its slender branches, glossy leaves, and intriguing fragrance, this species has become a favorite among gardeners seeking a plant that combines ornamental value with versatility. Vermi Organics is pleased to present this exceptional species, allowing enthusiasts to bring a touch of sophistication to their outdoor environments.

Benefits: Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Pittosporum pentandrum Plant offers a range of benefits for outdoor spaces. Its evergreen nature ensures year-round visual interest, providing structure and form to gardens. The plant is known for its resilience, adaptability to different growing conditions, and low-maintenance requirements, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Pittosporum pentandrum is best suited for outdoor cultivation, thriving in garden beds, borders, or as a standalone specimen. Its adaptability to various soil types and growing conditions makes it a versatile choice for a wide range of outdoor settings. While it is an outdoor favorite, its vibrant foliage and unique characteristics make it a standout addition to garden landscapes.

Care: Caring for Pittosporum pentandrum is a straightforward and rewarding endeavor. This hardy shrub prefers well-draining soil and thrives in locations with partial to full sunlight. Regular watering, especially during dry spells, promotes optimal growth and lush foliage. Pruning can be done to maintain its desired shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. With moderate care, Pittosporum pentandrum remains a resilient and attractive addition to outdoor spaces.

Common Names: Pittosporum pentandrum goes by various common names, reflecting its popularity and diverse characteristics. Some commonly used names include Kohuhu, Japanese Pittosporum, and Five-Stamen Pittosporum. These names highlight the plant's origin, its unique appearance, and its association with the Pittosporum genus.


  • Scientific Name: Pittosporum pentandrum
  • Family: Pittosporaceae
  • Height: 6 to 15 feet
  • Width: 6 to 10 feet
  • Light Requirements: Partial to full sunlight
  • Watering: Regular, especially during dry spells
  • Foliage: Glossy, dark green leaves
  • Flowers: Small, fragrant blossoms with five stamens
  • Temperature: Hardy in USDA zones 9 to 11
  • Soil Type: Well-draining garden soil

Special Features: Pittosporum pentandrum boasts special features that add to its allure and versatility:

  • Fragrant Blossoms: The plant produces small and fragrant blossoms with five stamens, creating a delightful sensory experience in the garden.
  • Versatile Use: With its graceful form and adaptability, Pittosporum pentandrum can be used as a hedge, screen, or standalone specimen, providing flexibility in garden design.
  • Drought Tolerance: This species exhibits tolerance to periods of drought, making it suitable for gardens with varying watering conditions.


  • Hedging and Screening: Plant Pittosporum pentandrum in multiples to create a dense hedge or screen, providing privacy and shelter in garden spaces.
  • Specimen Planting: Showcase the plant as a standalone specimen, allowing its graceful form and fragrant blossoms to become a focal point in garden beds or borders.
  • Versatile Landscapes: Due to its adaptability, Pittosporum pentandrum suits a variety of garden styles, from formal landscapes to more natural, informal settings.
  • Coastal Gardens: The plant's tolerance to coastal conditions makes it an excellent choice for gardens near the ocean, adding beauty to seaside landscapes.
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