Alectryon excelsus

Plant Details

Plant Variety:






Coastal Tolerance:

An impressive NZ native tree with large glossy mid-green pinnate leaves. Attractive to birds, the tiny flowers have a rusty hue and are followed by scarlet seed capsules. An excellent shade or specimen tree. Will grow happily in most situations but protect young plants from frost. Evergreen.

Plant Care: 

Pruning should not be required other than minimal early shaping. Plant in a moist but well drained soil and water regulary when establishing, It will thrive best if mulched when young. Feed with Texture Plants 12 month planting food once a year. Generally a trouble free tree.