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Houpara

Pseudopanax lessonii

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Houpara Overview

A branched, slender shrub to 6m with leathery leaves with 3-5 leaflets. In warm temperatures leaves may be bronze-purple in winter.

How to propagate Houpara

Cuttings

Propagation is from seed or cuttings which are taken in the summer.

Seed

Other uses of Houpara

Grown for their unusual foliage and fruits. Used for landscaping and may also be grown in large containers. Insignificant flowers are produced in summer.