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HOHERIA angustifolia

Commonly known as New Zealand lacebark

Slender interlacing branches and tiny rounded leaves. Plentiful small white flowers
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - oblong to inversely lance-shaped, toothed, glossy, dark green leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • White
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tree - produces flowers, often singly, from the leaf axils
  • 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - good for a maritime climate. Wildlife plant - attractive to butterflies
  • Pests & Diseases - coral spot in damp, shady sites
  • Place of origin - New Zealand
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - to 2cm (¾in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Tree Shape - Narrowly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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