Height & Spread
Small spreading tree up to 4 metres.
Sow anytime indoors. Soak seed overnight. Spread seed between layers of wet paper towel. Seal in a plastic bag with planty of air space. Refrigerate for 6 weeks. Keep moist.
Where to sow
Best sown into a tray of quality seed raising mix.
Where to grow
Open sunny position with well drained soil.
Cover with a fine mix to a depth of 1/2cm.
Cover with plastic to conserve moisture. Remove plastic often to allow ventilation. Keep moist throughout the germination period. Germination can be slow & erratic as seedlings grow, provide increasing quantities of light and fresh air.
Responds well to trim after flowering.
New Zealand natves often take a little while to germinate. Please be patient, they are worth the wait!