How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Pittosporum—Pittosporum spp.
Tobira—P. tobira
Victorian box—P. undulatum
Family Pittosporaceae (Pittosporum family)

Plant identification

Pittosporum species are evergreen trees and shrubs. They can be sheared into hedges, topiaries, small specimen trees, or foundation shrubs. There is much variety in form, leaf color, and growth habit by species.

Optimum conditions for growth

These plants grow in various climatic zones depending upon species. They grow best in full sun to part shade.

Leaves and berries
Leaves and berries of Pittosporum

Pests and disorders of Pittosporum spp.

Invertebrates

Diseases

Environmental disorders

Weeds

Vertebrates

Pittosporum
Pittosporum


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