Sophora chathamica - Kowhai(NZ Native)
Tree up to 20 m tall, with one or more trunks. Branches spreading to upright. A primarily coastal species known from North, South and Chatham Islands. A popular native tree for larger gardens. Formerly Sophora microphylla var. chathamica.
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 'Customer Service' tab at top of the page )
Viable seed per gram:Approximately 12
Packets of 50 seeds $12
25 grams $28