Height - 20m
A tall tree native to New Zealand with one or more trunks. Regarded by most New Zealanders as our national flower- Kowhai are among the most beautiful of our flowering trees. Primarily a coastal species it also grows on alluvial river terraces, flood plains and lake margins in mixed podocarp/hardwood forests. A popular native tree for large gardens and parks. Easy to grow when the Germination instructions are followed correctly.
Viable seed per gram: Approximately 12
Packets of 10 seeds $18
10 grams $48
250 grams $900
How to Grow
Recommended pre germination seed treatment: Seed requires scarification before sowing. Mechanical scarification works best for this species. Reasonable results can also be achieved with hot water treatment. (For details refer to Propagation Information under the 'Learning Centre' tab at top of the page )