Need to create screening from your neighbours? Pittosporum Tenuifoliumplant varieties will be the ideal option. Its hardness, fast & bush growing nature makes Pittosporum hedge plants a perfect screening tree. There are about 20 Varieties of Pittosporum hedge plants available that are perfectly suited for Australian gardens. Based on the Pittosporum plant varieties you choose, you can create screening, hedging, borders or simply grow as an ornamental shrub or a tree.
Botanical name: Pittosporum
Height: 1 to 4 meters – depending on the variety
Width: up to 2 meters based on the variety
Ideal Place to Grow: most Pittosporum varieties grow well in direct sun or part shade, infertile and well-drained soil. These plants grow well in coastal areas.
Where to Grow: Ground and Container
Today there are over 100 forms of this popular screening plant available. Online Plants have the best range of Pittosporum from the best growers in Australia.
Pittosporum is a favourite for many Australian gardens. Evergreen and very hardy they are ideal as screening trees or low hedges depending on the variety. Online Plants has an extensive range of hedging varieties such asPittosporum Tenuifolium, Pittosporum screen master, silver sheen, sunburst, limelight, James Stirling, ivory sheen, green pillar, silver song, gold star and garnetti, all of which attain various heights between 6-12 metres, as well as lower growing forms such as golf ball and miss Muffett. The new release golf ball Pittosporum is excellent as a low border plant as it only grows to 30cm tall and requires little if any trimming.