Alectryon excelsus

By: Matatoa  06-Dec-2011

Alectryon excelsus One of the outstanding New Zealand natives forming a fine spreading tree. Attractive, large, glossy light green leaves resemble those of the European Ash. Smooth dark trunk. Small scarlet fruit in summer are most ornamental. Prefers a sheltered situation and a well drained soil. Protect young plants from frost. Makes an excellent street tree or specimen. 7m high x 4m wide in 10 years.