Myrsine australis
(mapau, red matipo)

Temporarily Out of Stock


Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 500 cm
Width: 300 cm
Growth per Annum: Medium
Climate: Half Hardy
Sun: Full Sun
Soil: Dry, Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Attractive to birds, lizards and insects. Flower colour: Cream. Suitable restoration species.

Forms a handsome large shrub or tree with distinctive red branchlets and wavy leaf margins. Similar in appearance to Pittosporum tenuifolium. The white flowers and later the black fruit are in clusters below the leaves. Used as a specimen, shrub border or hedge.

Habitat: Occurs in lowland forests. Common tree of regenerating and mature forest in coastal to montane situations.

Flowering: December - April
Fruiting:    October - February [Fruit: Black]


  Each 20 or more 50 or more
2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $