Pseudopanax Crassifolius

Lancewood is found throughout New Zealand in lowland forest and scrub. The juvenile form is very distinctive. It usually has one upright stem and if there is more, it is usually because the main tip has been damaged. All the new leaves are formed from the apical bud (growing tip) only. The long serrated leaves shorten as the plant matures. Pseudopanax crassifolius eventually grows into a round-headed tree. It is susceptible to Phytophthora (a fungal disease causing root rot), preferring a dry, free draining soil.

Pot 1.5Lt
Height 50-70cm
Colour Label Available

Description

Lancewood-Dramatic native small tree with long hanging leaves.

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