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
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COROKIA buddlejoides

 
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  • 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.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds
  • 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
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Linear
  • 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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