Pseudowintera colorata
(Horopito, Pepper Tree)

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Pseudowintera colorata
(Horopito, Pepper Tree)

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Foliage Colour: Red, Green
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 3 m
Mature Width: 1.5 m
Site Condition: Coastal, Frost Tolerant, Heavy Soil, Loamy Soil
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Drainage: Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Suitable for hedging or shelter. Attractive to birds, insects and bees. Flower colour: Yellow. Fruit colour: Black. Suitable restoration species.

Pseudowintera colorata is endemic and found throughout the country in coastal to montane areas. It is often found in heavily browsed forests and therefore not threatened. Unpalatable to browsers due to its peppery leaves. Pseudowintera colorata is evergreen and likes moist soil rich in organic matter.

Habitat: Coastal, lowland, or montane forest margins and shrubland.

Flowering: Summer [November - March]
Fruiting:    Autumn [December - June]

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2l Pot $9.50 $9.00

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