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Pittosporum tobira Japanese Laurel 180MM

Pittosporum tobira ‘Japanese Laurel’ – 180MM

I am Japanese Laurel. My family originated from China and Japan

Botanic Name: Pittosporum tobira

Bushy – Hardy and Low Maintenance

A dense, broad, slow-growing medium-sized evergreen shrub with leathery, glossy, obovate leaves, and large terminal umbels of small sweetly scented flowers opening white, soon turning yellow, in late spring and early summer. It makes a great fragrant hedge

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 4m Width: 2.5m
(Can be kept trimmed to Height: 1m Width: 0.8m)
I need minimal water once established
I perform well in most soils but enjoy good drainage
I am popular and will make you happy because…
My compact form suits me to hedging and screening
I have beautiful leathery, glossy, obovate leave leaves
I produce sweetly scented flowers which open white and age to yellow from spring into early summer

    Plant me:

  • to be cut flowers to be enjoyed indoors
  • in fragrant and sensory gardens
  • as a screening hedge

Tips for success…

I respond well to pruning and can be shaped formally or informally. I can be cut back hard if required
Plant me 1.2m apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Pittosporaceae
Other names: Japanese Pittosporum, Japanese Cheesewood, Mock Orange



The Bloc It® Collection

Do you want to create Living Rooms with Living Walls?

Need privacy from your neighbors, screen an ugly wall or fence?

Bloc It® is your solution: enjoy privacy while adding structure and framework to your garden.

As you design your landscape, one of the first questions to consider is the need for screens and hedges.

There are many benefits to using screening plants as a natural barrier for privacy and reducing neighborhood noise.

They provide shade and a softened visual wall for privacy.

Using Bloc It® plants as hedges or screens will provide you with a living, breathing divider that beautifies your garden and home.

Bloc it® varieties include varieties which have an upright growing habit, growing to 1.50 meters AND ABOVE (over head)
Climbers, ideal plants for Garden Fencing, a great way to create boundaries, offering security and privacy

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To create some privacy


To protect from glare or direct sunlight into windows


To create shade on a patio


To reduce noise


To block an unpleasant view such as a neighbors wall, factories, shopping center or row of buildings

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

Fast Growing Privacy Screens & Hedges

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