Alectryon excelsum – Titoki or NZ Oak

  • Description
One of the most popular native trees with almost black bark and glossy dark green leaves which are made up of several serrated leaflets. Sprays of rusty woolly petal-less flowers occur in early summer and present a curious reddish-brown effect. These are followed by small red fruit which attract birds. Prefers sheltered conditions in full sun in rich free-draining soil. Ideal as a specimen tree. Will grow apx 7 x 3m
Height x Width 7 x 3
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Alectryon grandis, Vitex Lucens, Dysoxylum Spectabile, Planchonella costata, Myrsine salicina
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Red
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Good Shade Tree? Yes
Screening Yes
 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.