Pittosporum revolutum – Yellow Pittosporum

A large shrub to small tree, growing to around 3 metres tall and 2 metres wide in garden situations but can grow to 15 metres tall in its natural ranges.  It has small yellow flowers in spring which are strongly perfumed. The foliage is attractive, with wavy leaf edges. It is a useful plant for screening and informal hedging, and is easy care.

It naturally occurs from Queensland through to Victoria in rainforests and dry schlerophyll country. It seeds readily and can become invasively weedy in some areas.

Family : Pittosporaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 4
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Fragrant oils, Erosion control, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Pittosporum revolutum
Common Name : Yellow Pittosporum
Height : 15
Flower Color : Cream, Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects