Laurelia novae zealandiae – Pukatea

  • Description
A fast growing native with fresh green, oval, serrated foliage on shiny black branches. Remains in a columnar form for many years before eventually forming a large round-headed specimen tree. Thrives in swampy situations. Can reach a height of 40m but in a garden situation it is more commonly between 6-10m.
Height x Width 10 x 4
Range Tall 10+
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Columnar
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Taxodium distichum, Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes, Quercus palustris
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Insignificant
  • Uses
Accent Yes
Screening / Shelter Yes


 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.