Corynocarpus Laevigatus – Karaka

  • Description
A moderately fast-growing tree with large glossy green leaves. Small creamy-green flowers in September followed by large orange fleshy drupes in December. Very hardy withstanding strong winds coastal conditions and drought.  An excellent specimen tree able to be trimmed to shape.
Height x Width 15 x 8
Height Range Tall 10+
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Alectryon Excelsa, Planchonella Costata, Magnolia grandiflora types, Vitex Lucens
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Cream
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Good Shade Tree? Yes
Screening / Shelter Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.