Hoheria Populnea Purpureum

Lacebark

Features

  • Quick growing to form a thick screen.
  • Purple underside of foliage, particularl attractive  when blowing in the wind.
  • Masses of scented white flowers in mid summer to autumn.

Uses

  •  Boundary planting.
  •  Wind and visual screening.
  •  Attracts wood pigeons.

Growing Conditions

  •  Wind hardy and also moderately coastal hardy.
  •  Grows in sun or partial shade.
  •  Tolerates all but excessively wet or dry soils.
  •  Cold hardy throughout New Zealand.
Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0 m 2.0 m
10 year old tree 5.0 m 3.0 m
Country of Origin: NEW ZEALAND Evergreen
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