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Carmichaelia stevensonii


Carmichaelia stevensonii

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A small tree endemic to the river gorges in Marlborough where it grows best in loamy or alluvial soils, never far from streams. The branches are ascending then pendulous at the tips. Long racemes of pale rosy purple flowers in December or January. One of our most beautiful native trees. Hardy, though must have well drained soil. Allow space for it to grow into its natural shape.

 
Genus
Carmichaelia
Species   stevensonii
Cultivar  

Common name
Weeping tree broom

Family name
Leguminosae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

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Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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