Blackbridge Nurseries

Vitex Lucens – Puriri

10 in stock

10 in stock

  • Description
A large spreading native that was valued for strong durable timber. Dark green leaves are made up of a number of leaflets joined together. Bears cup-shaped dull red 25mm flowers followed by bright orange-red fruits which attract birds. Grows well near the coast and will tolerate wind. Prefers free-draining soil. Ideal for specimen planting. Will grow to 10m+ but can be pruned to size
Height x Width 15 x 8
Height Range Tall 10+m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Alectryon grandis, Alectryon excelsa, Vitex Lucens, Dysoxylum Spectabile, Planchonella costata, Myrsine salicina
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Red
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Good Shade Tree? Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.


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