Dysoxylum spectabile

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  • White flowers¬† come out directly from branches and trunk in early winter.
  • Fruit very attractive to tuis.
  • Large oval, glossy green leaves.
  • Smooth greyish brown trunk.


  • Attracting birdlife, especially tuis.
  • Among native plantings.

Growing Conditions

  • Copes with only a very light frost.
  • Does best with a moist soil.
  • Mildly wind tolerant.
  • Prefers sun or part shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 2.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 3-4.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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