Height: 25'; Spread: 20'
Evergreen; upright, round canopy.
Gray-green, leathery, obovate leaves, 1-2".
Small, fragrant, bell-shaped, maroon flowers in late spring.
Green to gray, dehiscent, 1.5" capsules.
Rough, light gray.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Moderate. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Drought (once established), any soil, some shade, coastal conditions, and high winds.
- Special Considerations:
Susceptible to aphids and scale. Fruit litter.
- Notable Traits:
Native to New Zealand. Beautiful and fragrant flowers in spring.