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Commonly known as New Zealand lacebark
Shrubs from New Zealand which prefer maritime climates.
The name is a latinization of the Maori houhere. Juvenile plants have an upright habit with smaller, more lobed leaves. As the plants age the shoots become more horizontal.
DeciduousAnd evergreen trees and shrubs. Lance-shaped to broadly oval toothed leaves. Juvenile foliage, which lasts for many years on young seedlings, might have a metallic cast.
Full sunWill not tolerate cold winds.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for their graceful habit and flowers which attract butterflies.Pests & DiseasesCoral spot(in damp, shady sites)Place of originNew Zealand.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilNeutral to acid soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendly
Buy Varieties of HOHERIA
slender interlacing branches and tiny rounded leaves. Plentiful small white flowers
a shrubby small tree with masses of white flowers
a hybrid between H.glabrata and H.sexstylosa with pure white flowers densely crowded on the stems
clusters of cherry-like white flowers in July. Juvenile leaves green and glabrous turning greyish on mature plants
toothed leaves and plentiful small white flowers
a very floriferous form with a compact upright habit