Myrsine australis
(Red Matipou)


Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 500 cm
Width: 200 cm
Growth per Annum: Medium
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil: Well Drained, Moist

This small tree is found in shrub and forest margins throughout New Zealand.  A handsome foliage plant with red stems and narrow wavy leaves.  Matipou will grow in most situations and is used in native restoration and revegetation planting.