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    Pittosporum Marjorie Channon

    Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Marjorie Channon' (P. nigricans)

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    Marjorie Channon Kohuhu (7908059742463)
    Marjorie Channon Kohuhu (7908059742463)

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    Pittosporum Marjorie Channon

    Pittosporum Marjorie Channon

    Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Marjorie Channon' (P. nigricans)

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    Plant Type
    Shrub
    Seasonality
    Evergreen
    Mature height
    8-12 ft.
    Mature Width
    6-8 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Sun/Part Sun
    Watering
    Moderate
    Growth Rate
    Moderate
    Grows Well in Zones
    8, 9, 10, 11
    Flowering Season
    Spring, Summer
    Characteristics
    Flowering, Deer Resistant
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    Description

    Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Marjorie Channon' is a beautiful variegated shrub with light green leaves edged in creamy-white, held on erect black stems. Variegated Pittosporum tenuifolium stands out against other plants with dark green or burgundy foliage. With its dramatic, variegated foliage, Pittosporum ‘Marjorie Channon’ makes an eye-catching focal point or a stunning backdrop in the garden.

    A medium-sized shrub with striking, glossy variegated leaves, Marjorie Channon Pittosporum has a casual elegance that brightens any landscape. It creates a beautiful hedge, privacy screen, or accent shrub, making it an excellent choice for year-round beauty and functionality.

    Also known as Variegated Kohuhu, Variegated Tawhiwhi, or sometimes spelled 'Marjory Channon', this variegated Pittosporum tenuifolium is a slow-growing, dense, evergreen shrub with a rounded habit. It can grow as tall as 12 ft. by 8 ft. wide, but can be easily maintained at the desired size or form with pruning. In the spring, small, dark purple flowers generally go unnoticed visually, but their honey-scented fragrance is noticeable in the evenings.

    Compared to ‘Silver Sheen’, Pittosporum ‘Marjorie Channon’ has a broader habit with larger leaves that are dichromatic. Compared to P. tobira ‘Variegata’, P. tenuifolium ‘Marjorie Channon’ features smaller, more refined variegated leaves.

    Versatile and easy to grow in California’s mild climates, thriving in USDA zones 8-11, variegated Pittosporum tenuifolium is perfect for coastal gardens where this New Zealand native feels at home.

    Marjorie Channon Pittosporum is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for an evergreen shrub that provides year-round beauty and functionality. Its ability to serve as a hedge, privacy screen, or stand-alone shrub makes it a versatile addition to any landscape.

    Add depth and texture to your garden with Pittosporum Marjorie Channon's unique variegated foliage that provides contrast against other plants while brightening up shady areas with its vibrant colors.

    Plant care

    Plant in well-draining soil. Water regularly during the first year to aid the plant in establishing a strong root system, frequency can be cut back once established. Fertilize in the spring and prune to shape.

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