Sophora tetraptera
(north island kowhai)


Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 500 cm
Width: 200 cm
Growth per Annum: Medium
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil: Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Attractive to birds and bees. Flower colour: Yellow.

Commonly known as the kowhai or large-leaved kowhai that grows naturally only in the central east of the North Island. It has larger, more widely spaced leaves than other species. It is a great specimen to provide some contrast in a strictly native garden with its early abundance of yellow flowers in early spring which are a favourite food of the Tui and other bird life. Frost tender when young,


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