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Beach Ball™ Black Stem Pittosporum

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Beach Ball'
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Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

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Evergreen shrub has petite, wavy, light green foliage that contrasts nicely with wiry, black stems. Grows with a very dense, compact habit. Requires very little pruning. 

Plant with Heavenly Bamboo


  • Landscape Size: 3'-4' tall, 3'-4 wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 8b
  • Growth Habit: Dense, Compact
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Deer Resistant

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in a variety of well draining soils. Feed with a well rounded, all purpose fertilizer in spring before new growth appears. Prune lightly in spring to maintain desired shape.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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