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  • Dry / Moist
  • Full Shade / Partial Shade
  • NZ Native
  • Evergreen
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Prumnopitys taxifolia

Matai

This iconic tree transforms from a straggly tangled juvenile stage to a handsome tall tree. Bright-red fruit are attractive to birds.  Distinctive flaking bark has a hammered look. Yields high value timber. Common in lowland podocarp forests. Avoid frosts while young. Evergreen.

20m
7m
  • Slow
  • 2m
  • 20m
30-35cm
2.5L Pot
80-110cm
12L Root Pouch
Clear
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  • Dry / Moist
  • Full Shade / Partial Shade
  • NZ Native
  • Evergreen
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