A NZ native forming an erect, narrow, pyramidal tree with roundish oval leaves which are bluntly toothed and slightly crinkled and waved. The small bronzy leaves are highly regarded for floral work. Prefers inland areas and dislikes salt winds. Hardy
Well drained soil is essential for the New Zealand Beech’s, Other than soil they are hardy to most South island sites as it prefers a cooler climate. Feed once a year with Texture Plants 12 month planting food. Little pruning is required unless training into a hedge.