1000+ viable seeds per gram:
Also Known as: Konini, Kotukutuku, Tree Fuchsia
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Height - 14m
Fuchsia excorticata (NZ Native)
This native New Zealand tree can be recognised by its red papery outer bark and its twisted form. Flowering red/purple in spring the Kotukutuku is the world's largest Fuchsia! It is common throughout NZ from sea level to 1000m. The edible fleshy Konini fruit from January to March is sweet and tasty. It was made into jams and desserts by early settlers.
Packet of 100 seeds $19.80
2 grams $54.40
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 )