Beach Ball™ Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Pittlb2' PPAF Home » The Collection » Beach Ball™ Naturally compact and thick growth habit = less pruning. Beach Ball is the perfect low growing evergreen shrub for edging or decorative containers. Can easily be pruned to shape.
Beach Ball™ Pittosporum
Beach Ball™ Pittosporum Habit
Feature Glossy evergreen leaves 
USDA Zones Hardy to 15°F USDA Zones 8b-10
Sunset Zones 7-9, 14-24
Special Features Compact habit, Deer Resistant, Salt Tolerance, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Border, Container, Edging, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Foundation Planting, Low Hedge, Mass planting, Topiary
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season
Dimensions 3-4' Height x 3–4' Width
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Yearly in early spring
Pruning To shape in spring

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dige holw 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2” deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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