Myrsine divaricata
(Mapau, Weeping Matipo)

Myrsine divaricata
(Mapau, Weeping Matipo)

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Details:

Foliage Colour: Green
Growth Rate: Medium
Mature Height: 6 m
Mature Width: 4 m
Site Condition: Exposed, Frost Tolerant, Heavy Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Sun: Full Sun
Drainage: Dry, Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Suitable for hedging or shelter. Attractive to birds, insects, lizards and bees. Flower colour: Yellow. Fruit colour: Pale Purple. Suitable restoration species.

Myrsine divaricata is a small evergreen, bushy shrub, with spreading, drooping branches, which can grow to 6m high. The drooping branches give rise to woody interlacing (divaricating) branchlets bearing solitary leaves or leaves in groups. Tiny flowers, with pale yellow or red petals, occur in clusters. Evergreen.

Habitat: Found in subalpine scrub and forests, preferably where the ground is moist.

Flowering: Winter [June - November]
Fruiting:    Spring - Autumn [August - April]

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