They say evergreen plants that are grown on fence lines make your garden look visually appealing. If you plan to have a beautiful fence for your garden, planting a fast-growing fence plant like Pittosporum can help make your fence lovely and green all year round. As Pittosporum is a dense evergreen plant, it is ideal for landscaping and hedging options. What makes Pittosporum attractive is its beautiful green leaves and multi-stems that can be shaped and pruned to get the desired space.
They are salt-tolerant as well. Due to its compact growth and drought-resistant nature, they can also thrive well in coastal areas.
You can even create a boundary line with the plant and keep it in line with a light pruning. They can add the winter interest to your garden and even serve as a guard to your other plants.
Pittosporum fencing can help control soil erosion, reduce noise and improve air quality.
Pittosporum can help to define the boundary lines. They not only provide effective screens from prying eyes, but they also create a beautiful exterior.
They are well suited for hedges and screen covers where it offers privacy and due to their rapid growth rate, density and toughness.
They require minimal care, and you all need to do is water regularly when established.
They are hardy and are resistant to most pest diseases.
If you're planning to create a fence with Pittosporum, make sure your soil is well-drained.
When matured, pittosporum produces fragrant, orange-blossom scented, flower clusters in early spring which will be a spectacular scene to watch. The cream-white flower clusters are three inches wide and look very appealing against the dark green foliage.
The reason why pittosporum is used for fencing is, it can be sculpted into the shapes that you want and it offers the privacy you need.
Various Pittosporum Species
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Screen Master
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Green Pillar
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Limelight
- Pittosporum Tasman Ruffles
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Golf Ball
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Ivory Sheen
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Sunburst
- Pittosporum Tenuifolium Golden Sheen
- Pittosporum Eugenioides Variegatum
- Pittosporum Hole in One
- Pittosporum Kiwi Jade
- Pittosporum Pinnacle
- Pittosporum Screen Between
- Pittosporum Silver Sheen