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COROKIA buddlejoides

Commonly known as Korokio

Slender long green leathery leaves which are silvery-white underneath. Small yellow star-like flowers and dark red fruits
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Glossy, dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright shrub. Small flowers are followed by bright red-black fruits.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds

COROKIA buddlejoides

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£13.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £11 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Can be trimmed back after flowering each year to restrict growth.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand (North Island).
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Terminal panicles 2-5cm (¾-2in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Corokia - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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