Scottish Bonsai Association A to Z of Bonsai Terms



 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Pittosporum (Tree Type (Outdoors))


Pittosporum

 Pittosporum - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
Update this bonsai term Pittosporum Tree Type (Outdoors)  bonsai care info Pittosporum Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai 
Google Translate
bonsai_pittosporum_01.jpg image PITTOSPORUM -

Fast growing EVERGREEN plant with attractive foliage which comes in several different varieties. Considered best suited for hedging or topiary but can be developed into an attractive BONSAI>BONSAI. Pittosporum bonsai are rare.

STYLE : Best suited to informal upright.

WARNING : Vulnerable to MILDEW>POWDERY MILDEW and leaf spot. See section on these deseases for treatment.


Care Info

PITTOSPORUM -

REPOT : Annually in a deepish pot when young then at increasing interval based on root growth.

SOIL : Grows in most soil types as long as they are free draining. 40:60 GRIT:organic is ideal.

PRUNE : Prune in later winter/early spring.

PINCH: Trim new SHOOTS to SHAPE during growing season.

WATER : Water well in growing season, sparingly in winter.

FEED : Apply BALANCED FEED in spring, heavy nitrogen feed in summer and nitrogen free feed in autumn to encourage root development.

WARNING : Vulnerable to MILDEW>POWDERY MILDEW and leaf spot. See section on these deseases for treatment.





There are 818 published entries in the Bonsai A to Z and the pages have been viewed 3819653 times. You can view all of the items in our Glossary of Bonsai Terms. Help us to increase the number of relevant bonsai terms included in this A to Z of Bonsai Terms. We include manufacturers and dealers in the dictionary, if you are one or know of one not mentioned then just click the link above and add an entry. If you have a favourite bonsai tree not mentioned just add an entry. We are trying to create a unique single free source for all bonsai terms and hope to capture worldwide bonsai terms for bonsai trees, bonsai clubs associations and national collections and the A to Z is free marketing for bonsai businesses and bonsai clubs.

Free counters!