Pittosporum tobira ‘Kansai Sunburst’ is trying pretty within the mid-winter backyard. This Japanese choice emerges with brightly cream-edged leaves which age to inexperienced. This choice got here to the US, by way of the previous Asiatica Nursery, which introduced so many great Japanese choices to American gardeners.
This native of China, Japan, and Korea ought to mature round 10′ in peak. Pittosporum tobira is prized for its spring-produced, intensely-fragrant small white flowers that odor like orange blossoms. We’ve had our vegetation within the floor since 2007, in order that they’ve handed the survival take a look at of two winters with low temperatures within the single digits F. Winter hardiness is Zone 7b and hotter.