Astelia banksii

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Another stunning NZ native feature plant from the north island. Primarily grown for its silver-green foliage and black berries. Tolerates very dry conditions in either sun or shade once established. Requires well drained soil and protection from frost when young. Evergreen.

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Avoid planting in wet soils or planting too deep, Astelia banksii requires a moist but free draining soil. Feed once a year using Texture Plants 12 month planting food. If applying mulch avoid putting mulch up the crown of the plant.