Myrsine divaricata
(mapau, weeping matipo)


Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 300 cm
Width: 200 cm
Growth per Annum: Medium
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun
Soil: Dry, Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Native. Attractive to birds, lizards and insects. Flower colour: Yellow. Suitable for hedging and shelter. Suitable restoration species.

Myrsine divaricata is a small evergreen, bushy shrub, with spreading, drooping branches, which can grow to 3m high. The drooping branches give rise to woody interlacing (divaricating) branchlets bearing solitary leaves or leaves in groups. Tiny flowers, with pale yellow or red petals, occur in clusters. Evergreen.

Habitat: Found in subalpine scrub and forests, preferably where the ground is moist.

Flowering: June to November
Fruiting:    August to April


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