Pseudopanax Lessonii – Houpara

  • Description
A fast growing much-branched, rich deep green foliaged shrub, with three or five thick, leathery leaflets to each stem. Windy sites Ok. Good for coastal planting. Trims well for a hedgerow or wind break. Does not like wet feet. NZ Native.

ALSO: Pseudopanax Lessonii Purpurea with Black Purple leaves

Height x Width 4 x 2.5
Height Range Small 1-5m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Shrub
Shape Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider P. Cyril Watson, P. Laetus, Griselinia Broadway Mint, Griselinia Lucida, Planchonella costata, Ilex Largo
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Insignificant
  • Uses
Screening / Shelter Yes
Hedging Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
  Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.