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Myrsine australis.


Myrsine australis.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A colourful native small tree. Dense bushy habit, reddish stems and rich green leaves with an undulating edge. Black fruits will encourage native birds. Grows quickly. Great as a speciemen or background shrub. Hardy. Avoid very heavy frost when young. Occurs throughout New Zealand in lowland to montane forests, especially around forest margins.

 
Genus
Myrsine
Species   australis.
Cultivar  

Common name
Matipou

Family name
Myrsinaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

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

Indigenous / Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture

Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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