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Meryta sinclairii


Meryta sinclairii

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A much branched small tree, with clusters of huge oblong mid green glossy leaves, crowded at the end of stout branches. Clusters of small green flowers, followed by green then black berries. Tree has a very tropical appearance. Prefers good well drained soil that does not get too dry. Does not grow in frosty areas but will grow in windy and coastal sites. Grows naturally on the Three Kings, and Hen and Chicken Islands. Wonderful planted in a place where you can look down on the magnificent leaves.

 
Genus
Meryta
Species   sinclairii
Cultivar  

Common name
Puka, Pukanui

Family name
Araliaceae
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
Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate light frost only

Indigenous / Magnificent / Nourishment / Paradise / Sanctuary / Texture

Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 & Pot 8.5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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