10 years to reach maturity
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New Zealand Broadleaf Overview
Griselinia littoralis is an evergreen shrub species from the Griseliniaceae family. It grows quickly to a large size, producing attractive foliage. Leaves are light green, oval in shape and have a slight undulation to their surface. Flowers are small and yellow-green in colour, leading onto purple fruits on female plants. Termed dioecious as this plant produces male and female flowers on individual plants, thus if fruits are desired, both male and female plants will be needed in proximity. Commonly known by the name New Zealand Broadleaf, this refers to the origin of this species, it is also grown commonly in the UK. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
How to propagate New Zealand Broadleaf
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Other uses of New Zealand Broadleaf
Hedging, specimen. Year-round interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.