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Green Pittosporum Common Name: Green Pittosporum

Botanical Name: Pittosporum tobira (Pittosporaceae Family)

Seasonal Availability: Year-round

Vase Life: 10- 14 days
Description: 12 ro 18 " long, woody ornamental branching into several stems of densley compacted "rossettes". Leaves are dark green and have a waxy texture.

Purchasing Hints: Foliage should be clean and waxy in appearance.

Care and Handling: Remove bundle ties and slant cut one inch from stems base. Place stems in tepid 2" - 3" deep water. Condition at room temperature for 2 hours and then store in a cooler at 36F degrees.

Design Tips: Use "rosettes" as focal point in designs. Cover floral foam figures for a fresh topiary. Double cut the stems base into a "V" shape for easy insertion into floral foam. Pittosporum is always a favorite for weddings and is a compliment to garlands.

Where to find Green Pittosporum:

Albin Hagstrom & Son, Inc.
Alpha Fern Company
Bryan Groves-Fern Division
C.W. Peterson Ferneries
Charles S. Murphy Fernery, Inc.
Custom Cut Foliage
Ed Davis
Emporia Farms
Evergreen Ferneries
Fancy Foliage, Inc.
Florida Fern & Greens
Flowertree Nursery, Inc.
Forest Grove Ferneries
Freeman Greenlund Ferneries
Gator Greens Co.
Grandview Greenhouses
Green Acres Fernery & Citrus, Inc.
Greens Direct
H & H Greens
Heritage Fine Foliage
Hopkins Quality Foliage, Inc

Hunter Fern Company
Lake Ferns, Inc.
Lake George Ferns, Inc.
Lawrence Farms, Inc.
Lemuel Herring Ferneries
Markalee Blackwelder Fern
Pridgeon Ferneries, Inc.
Raiford G. Hagstrom
Richard Hagstrom Ferneries
Robert F. Greenlund Ferneries
Robert Stone Ferneries
Ron Puckett-Floral Tip Ferns
Ronald Jones Ferneries
Ronald E. Clifton Ferneries
Rusty Harper Ferneries
Sun State Ferneries, Inc.
Trivett & Sons
Underhill Ferneries
Victor A. Powell Ferneries
W.F.R., Inc.
Warner Ferneries

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Florida Fern Growers Association
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, CHARLES H. BRONSON, Commissioner