Leaves 1-2cm long, winged petiole. Shrub reaching 4 m
This is a very attractive ornamental shrub. It possesses an attractive leaf shape and colour and is a truely unique NZ plant at home in the finest ornamental garden. The form and shape of the plant creates an interesting eye catching image.
The small white flowers and the black glossy seeds are another interesting feature. Dieocious, so only females produce seeds.
The seeds should germinate in a warm (>14 degrees C) seed raising mix after a month.