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Entelia arborscens


Entelia arborscens Entelia arborscens

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Distinctive native tree with bold light green soft heart shaped leaves. Large clusters of cream flowers. Yields the lightest of known woods. Tolerates dry sites, but avoid heavy frosts.

 
Genus
Entelia
Species   arborscens
Cultivar  

Common name
Whau

Family name
Tiliaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Moisture
Must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Avoid frosty sites / Grows in sun or semi-shade

Bold foliage / Flowering tree / Native tree

Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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