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Pittosporum bicolor

Banyalla

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Watering
 

Water carefully - prone to damping-off.

Germination
 

Germination may be erratic and take up to 6 months.

Collected seeds may need to be treated to remove sticky seed coating (wash with a mix of coarse sand and detergent, or place in jar with wet sand and agitate until coating removed).

Pests and Disease
 

Seedlings prone to damping off.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

February

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed may lose viability quickly - recommended to use fresh seed.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes