Height - 2m
A low bushy shrub native to New Zealand with stiff tightly interlaced, zigzagging branches. Its yellow flowers are smaller and fewer than in the other species of kowhai Naturally occurring on dry grassland and in rocky places. Usually available all year. Very tough on exposed, cold, dry sites. Hardy.
Approximate viable seed per gram:12
Packets of 15 seeds $18.00
10 grams $68
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 )