Japanese Cheesewood – Pittosporom Torbira Variegated is a species of sweet-fragmented flowering plants in the pittosporum family. The plant is known by several names such as Australian laurel, mock orange, etc. It is native to the eastern and Mediterranean as well as in Japan, China, and Korea, but it is used across the world now as an ornamental and aromatic plant. The plant is more famous among the landscapers. Japanese Cheesewood is an evergreen shrub that can reach 10 m tall. Also, it can be trimmed to make a hedge.
The plant is leathery, hairless, and darker on the upper surfaces. The inflorescence is a cluster of fragrant flowers occurring at the ends of the branches. The shrub is a drought-tolerant species and fairly hardy landscaping plant.
So if you are sure to give a pinch of uniqueness to your garden, don’t forget to have Japanese Cheesewood – Pittosporom Torbira in your collection. If you’d like to check out more outdoor plants to combine your torbira with, click here!