Height - 6m
A native New Zealand shrub or small tree with spreading, ascending branches, purple foliage and cream to red flower clusters in summer. Naturally occuring in coastal and lowland forests. Akeake provides good shelter, is hardy and tolerates exposed conditions. A great choice for low hedging. Sensitive to frost when young.
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 under the 'Customer Service' tab at top of the page )
Viable seed per gram: Approximately 50
Packets of 100 seeds $12
25 grams $48