Vitex lucens

Puriri

Features

  • Light reddish nectar filled flowers borne¬†regularly throughout the year.
  • Red berries attract birdlife.
  • Attractive lime green foliage.
  • Tolerates poor soils.

Uses 

  • Specimen tree in the lawn.
  • Border plantings
  • To attract birdlife into the garden.

Growing Conditions

  • Prefers full sun to partial shade.
  • Grows in most soil conditions except water-logged.
  • Very wind hardy.
  • Moderately frost hardy.
  • Will cope with most coastal conditions.
Height Width
5 year old tree 2.0. m 1.0 m
10 year old tree 4.0 m 2.0 m
Country of Origin: NEW ZEALAND Evergreen
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