Which pittosporum is best for screening?
Pittosporum Tenuifolium plant
Pittosporum Tenuifolium plant varieties will be the ideal option. Its hardness, fast & bush growing nature makes Pittosporum hedge plants a perfect screening tree.
Is pittosporum fast growing?
A fast growing, erect female tree with dark purplish brown stems and slightly undulate, dark green leaves. It makes a useful hedge or screening plant.
Which is the hardiest pittosporum?
Pittosporum tenuifolium is one of the hardiest pittosporums, bearing neat, evergreen foliage on gorgeous black stems. Some varieties bear inconspicuous, dark purple honey-scented flowers. Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Tom Thumb’ is a compact shrub with a rounded shape, and bears small, dark purple leaves.
Which Pittosporum is the best for my Garden?
I find the dwarf varieties most versatile in planting beds. They make a great border plants because of their dense leaves and interesting texture. I prefer Variegated Pittosporum because it has an unusual color combination that can add interest.
What does Pittosporum look like?
Pittosporum is a group of evergreen shrubs or small multi-stemmed trees that are popular hedge plants. Pittosporum shrubs have leathery green leaves with wavy margins that grow in whorls at branch ends. The dense evergreen foliage creates attractive screens, privacy barriers, hedgerows, or specimen plants.
What is Pittosporum hedging?
Apart from its ornamental glossy green leaves, the attractive features of pittosporum hedging plants are their white scented flowers, excellent growth rate, and ability to thrive in full sun or shade. Pittosporum also goes by the common names Austrian laurel, mock orange, and Japanese pittosporum.
What are the best shrubs to plant in Houston?
BLOOMS: Tiny, white flowers in Spring. Ligustrum is one of your standard go-to hedge shrubs but can also look decent trimmed to a small tree. It’s evergreen with lush glossy leaves that make it look sort of formal. It can thrive in Houston’s heat and droughts with very, very little love and can withstand heavy pruning.