B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - evergreen shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. pale YELLOW in axil. umbels
capsules show RED-ORANGE sticky seeds..(tol. alkaline soil)(stands pruning)
glossy dark GREEN, lighter under, tip bent down, appearing truncated, dense bush
|Height, in meters: 3
Height, in feet: 9.90
|Pittosporum truncatum sales history
Common names for Pittosporum truncatum:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|51||: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|167||: Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Pittosporum truncatum seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Place seeds in a cup and cover with just boiled water.