Coprosma brunnea - Brown-stemmed coprosma(NZ Native)
Coprosma brunnea grows in lowland to higher montane river beds up to 1500m in open grassland and rocky places. This shrub grows up to 1 m tall with a spread of up to 1 metres across. It has brown stems which are flexible and forms a tangled mass. The leaves are narrow and rather sparse. Very small flowers develop from August to October among the branches and the female plant in January develop 5-6 mm long drupes which are a translucent sky-blue or are translucent white with blue flecks.
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 page / Seed Dormancy).
Viable seed per gram:Approximately 100
Packets of 100 seeds $12
10 grams $38