Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Golf Ball’ 80cm
Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Golf Ball’ is a unique and attractive evergreen shrub that is perfect for adding a touch of texture and colour to any garden. This shrub is native to New Zealand and Australia and is known for its small, round, bright green foliage that resembles a golf ball. It is a low-maintenance shrub that is easy to care for and can be grown in a variety of climates. It is drought tolerant and can tolerate temperatures as low as -10°C. It grows best in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. It can reach a height of up to 1.5m and a width of up to 1m. It produces small, fragrant white flowers in the spring and summer months, followed by small, black berries in the autumn. This shrub is perfect for adding a touch of texture and colour to any garden and is a great choice for hedging, borders, and containers.
- Height 1m
- Width 1m
RHS hardiness level 4 meaning it can survive temperatures down to between -5 to -10C
Up to 20-30cm a year
Full sun to light shade
Well drained to moist but well drained soil
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Low Maintenance
- Garden edging
- Low hedging/dividing hedge
- Wall side borders
It can be used as a loose form of topiary, pairing well with Phormiums and Euonomus.
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