Beach Ball™ Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Pittlb2' PPAF

We love this playful evergreen shrub for its compact, naturally ball-shaped habit. Beach Ball makes a great container plant or small hedge border. Its medium-sized bright green leaves add attractive uniform texture.

Bloom/Feature

Naturally compact ball-shaped habit

Plant Type

PreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

8

Zone Detail

15-20°F USDA

Key Features

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Low

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in late spring

Dimensions

3-4’ H X 3-4’ W

Pruning

Shape as needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants