Griselinia

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Griselinia is a relatively small family of evergreen shrubs with only 6 species in the family. They are indigenous to Chile and NZ and it is interesting to note that along with Griselinia many of our native plants have a close association with those found in Chile. Something for further discussion after a bit more research!

Griselinia littoralis or Kapuka is a deservedly popular evergreen shrub found throughout NZ. The name 'littoralis' means'of the seashore' so that's a sure indication that this shrub will do well in coastal conditions. Actually, Griselinia littoralis does well in just about any conditions including wind, cold, sun or part shade. Extreme harsh frost and a permanently soggy, wet soil will probably cause them to sulk a little but even under those conditions, the plants are amazingly tolerant.    

 


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Native. A selected form of the ever popular and versatile Griselinia. Small glossy green foliage with undulating edges looks good all year round and 'Alpine' has a nice compact habit and high tolerance to just about any conditions including coastal. Fast growing - evergreen.


 

Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1m

Griselinia Alpine

Current Stock Height: 80/90cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

New stock arriving beginning of April, 2020. Pre-order now. Estimated price $14.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Native. A selected form of the ever popular Griselinia. Gorgeous, broad, glossy green foliage with attractive wavy margins. Ideal background shrub but at its best when used as a hedge. Tolerant of just about any planting conditions including coastal. Very tidy and well groomed. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Griselinia Broadway Mint

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 1l  ? 

$11.99

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Griselinia Broadway Mint

Current Stock Height: 50/60cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$16.99

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Native. A selected form of the ever popular Griselinia. Desirable for the small dark green glossy foliage which is offset by red stems. Ideal background shrub but at its best when used as a hedge. Tolerant of just about any planting conditions including coastal. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Griselinia Canterbury

Current Stock Height: 30/40cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$19.99

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Native. An easy to grow shrub which is invaluable for difficult sites as it is tolerant of almost any conditions including coastal. Fresh bright green foliage highlighted by red stems. Particularly useful for hedging. Always looks neat and tidy, trims exceptionally well. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Griselinia Twilight

Current Stock Height: 60/80cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$13.99

20 @ $12.00 each
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