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Pseudopanax ferox.


Pseudopanax ferox.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A small round headed tree. As a juvenile it does not have branches, just a single stem with distinctive long narrow rigid very sharply toothed green to brown mottled leaves. As it matures the adult foliage is shorter and broad, dark olive-green and leathery, the trunk then branches at the top to form a round bushy top. It has smooth fluted bark. Clusters of greenish flowers are followed by brown fruit. More common in the South Island. Best planted with well drained soil, hardy.

 
Genus
Pseudopanax
Species   ferox.
Cultivar  

Common name
Lancewood

Family name
Place of origin


DETAILS
Height
4 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

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

Moisture
Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in part or full shade. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Immaculate / Indigenous / Magnificent / Nourishment / Structure / Texture

Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 & Pot 8.5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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