Pittosporum tenuifolium Gold Star

Gold Star evergreens

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Gold Star' is a compact, bushy, evergreen shrub or small tree with red branches bearing wavy-edged, yellow and green leaves with prominent white central veins.

Small, fragrant, male, purple-red flowers appear in spring.

How to grow

This attractive shrub is easy to grow, preferring moist, but well-drained soil and may need protection from cold drying winds. It is best planted in full sun for the best leaf effect, within a flower border, bed or wall-side border and is ideal for the city, courtyard, coastal, cottage and informal style garden. It may also be planted in a container and grown on the patio.