Pittosporum Tenuifolium Golf Ball Hedging

A dense and bushy variety that grows naturally into a low ball shape, the mint green foliage makes this a great choice for giving contrast against many other plants. Use 'Golf Ball' for architectural impact in beds, or as a low hedge.

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  • Pittosporum Tenuifolium Golf Ball Potted Hedging 8/12in 20/30cm

    in 2 litre pots

    Plant(s) per metre: 3-4

    Minimum order quantity: 1

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Potted Hedging

We deliver these plants to you in the pots they are grown in, because there is no root disturbance they can delivered and planted all year round with excellent results.
  • Pittosporum Tenuifolium Golf Ball Potted Hedging 8/12in 20/30cm

    in 2 litre pots

    Plant(s) per metre: 3-4

    Minimum order quantity: 1

    Free delivery on orders over £60 - Learn More

    1 +
    £6.99
    (£8.39)
    5 +
    £6.79
    (£8.15)
    25 +
    £6.59
    (£7.91)
    100 +
    £6.39
    (£7.67)
    In Stock

    Total: £0.000.00 inc VAT)

Pittosporum originated in the coastal regions of New Zealand and this particular variety Pittosporum ‘Golf Ball’ is a superb new variety. Ever increasing in popularity bringing architectural interest and structure in many ways to any garden from a formal town or city garden to a rustic cottage garden this species is becoming a fashionable “must” for gardeners! If your treasured Box topiary has been destroyed by blight or the hungry Box Tree caterpillar, you need look no further for an excellent alternative in Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Golf Ball’ hedging. With a very compact habit, this bushy mounded evergreen naturally reaches its rounded pin cushion shape with very little or no pruning. Although a low shrub, it is a vigorous grower developing a very dense multi stemmed shape with its striking slender black stems covered in glossy bright mint green oval leaves, an excellent asset to any garden. There are many discrete chocolate purple flowers produced in late spring / early summer drawing a wide array of bees and butterflies.

Being so versatile, Pittosporum ‘Golf Ball’ is ideal for foundation planting, used as a specimen to add structure and architectural interest, it can be grown as a hedge with a ‘cloud’ or ‘pom pom’ effect, topiarised to create a feature or punctuation points and is also excellent for container and patio planting. It is a seriously low maintenance plant that does not become “leggy” therefore requiring little if no pruning but can tolerate heavy pruning which should be done in late spring if so required. It can reach 1.2mtrs by 1.2mtrs in time.

Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Golf Ball’ hedging can be planted in full sun or partial shade, but the leaf colour will be more vibrant in full sun. Pittosporum ‘Golf Ball’ tolerates a wide variety of conditions but prefers well drained soil. It can be susceptible to frost injury and does not do well in cold drying winds so may need thoughtful planting and winter protection.

These plants are sold as a potted plant and can be planted at any time of year subject to availability. We would recommend planting between 3 and 4 plants per meter to produce a nice hedge or good ground cover.

To obtain the best possible hedge, the ground preparation is important. Dig the site over well, clearing all weed and grass from the area you are planting. Please do look at the section on the website “How to plant a Hedge” where you will find a lot of helpful information on the planting of your new hedge / shrub.

We recommend the use of Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi and Bonemeal fertiliser when planting giving the plants a head start and encouraging strong healthy growth.

Please do not hesitate to call our friendly and knowledgeable sales team if you require any further information on 01580 765600.