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Plagianthus regius


Plagianthus regius

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The largest of New Zealand's deciduous trees. Narrow densely branched habit when young, growing to a tall spreading tree. Soft green leaves with toothed margins. Masses of creamy to lime green flowers in spring make a fabulous show. Found naturally in lowland forests. Grows in most soils but best in good soil that does not get too dry.

 
Genus
Plagianthus
Species   regius
Cultivar  

Common name
Ribbonwood, manatu

Family name
Malvaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
6 m
Width
3 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Indigenous / Magnificent / Texture

Trees

Category
Medium 10 to 18 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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