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Commonly known as New Zealand lacebark

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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.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - lance-shaped, tapered, toothed, glossy, mid-green leaves to 9cm (3½in) long
  • Height - 8m (25ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Upright habit. Produces cymes of flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Against a wall - ideal against a sunny wall
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - 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.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
8m (25ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)

Buy Varieties of HOHERIA

HOHERIA angustifolia

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Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
Slender interlacing branches and tiny rounded leaves. Plentiful small white flowers
£16.50 each

HOHERIA 'Borde Hill'

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Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
A shrubby small tree with masses of white flowers
£16.50 each

HOHERIA 'Glory of Amlwch'   AWARD

HOHERIA 'Glory of Amlwch'  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
A hybrid between H.glabrata and H.sexstylosa with pure white flowers densely crowded on the stems
£16.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -


HOHERIA lyallii  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark, Ribbonwood.
Clusters of cherry-like white flowers in July. Juvenile leaves green and glabrous turning greyish on mature plants
£16.50 each

HOHERIA populnea

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Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
Pale brown and white bark when mature. Dense clusters of pure white flowers
£16.50 each

HOHERIA sexstylosa 'Stardust'  AWARD

HOHERIA sexstylosa 'Stardust'  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark, Ribbonwood.
A very floriferous form with a compact upright habit
£16.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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