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Hoheria sexstylosa

Ribbonwood

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  • Hoheria sexstylosa | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hoheria sexstylosa | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height4m to 6m
  • Spread3m to 6.5m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite-green
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Hoheria sexstylosa (Ribbonwood). This species is an evergreen tree growing about 6m tall. The leaves are bright green and oval, with sharply toothed margins. The flowers are produced in small clusters of sweetly fragrant star-shaped white flowers which are borne abundantly in late summer and autumn; they are followed by small brown winged fruit capsules.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Specimen Summer interest.

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  • Hoheria sexstylosa | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to coral spot.

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