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Golf Ball Kohuhu

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Golf Ball' Plant Patent #15,329

Item 1658

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USDA Zone:
8-11
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

This dense, formal, low-maintenance form is ideal in containers or as a low hedge in place of a boxwood. A great choice to line a walkway or surround a rose or perennial garden. Provides year-round beauty with bright green foliage, maintaining a natural rounded shape that seldom needs pruning. Evergreen.

Extreme Close Up :: Credit: Monrovia Full shot :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Landscape :: Credit: Steve Gunther New foliage :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Golf Ball' Plant Patent #15,329
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Light Green
Bloom Time: Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Contemporary ,   Cottage
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design Ideas: Even growth and dense habit yield a near perfect shrub for hedges in formal gardens, parterres and as edging for walks and entries. Single specimens lend themselves to simply sheared geometric shapes. Light pruning renders a tidy natural form and reliable source of bright green in mixed beds and borders. Well adapted to growing in containers for semi-formal effects on porch, patio or terrace.

Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Apply a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a neat appearance, periodically prune lightly to shape.

History

In New Zealand, the Maori people called the plant tawhiwhi. They knew that the plant had a toxic effect on fish, due to the naturally occurring saponins. Traditionally, hunting tribes used it to fish by adding large quantities of the ground-up plant in small pools of water, thereby stunning the fish.

Customer Reviews

Shiny and Clean
by Cindy, May 21, 2018

I was very excited to try the Golf Ball Kohuhu and so far so good. The plants color is just beautiful and I can't wait for it to get bigger!!! This could end up being one of favorite plants.

beautiful plant
by homeowner, March 9, 2017

The Monrovia plant is growing well in my front yard. It looks healthy and happy.

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