250 viable seeds per gram:
Also Known as: Kawakawa, Pepper Tree
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Height - 6m
Macropiper excelsum (NZ Native)
Kawakawa is a native New Zealand coastal shrub with aromatic, peppery, heart-shaped leaves. The leaves are dark green to yellow/green colour. T he colour is lighter in more open situations. It has distinctive dark brown, zig zag branches, swollen at the nodes. Yellow/orange colour fruit provides food for native birds in January and February. Frost tender. Great for regenerating coastal sites.
Packet of 100 seeds $19.80
10 grams $56.80
100 grams $494.30
How to Grow
Recommended pre germination seed treatment:
Seed germinates without pre treatment. 4 weeks cold stratification will help speed up and even out germination time. (For details refer to Propagation Information tab at top of the page )