Hedycarya arborea, Pigeonwood – Pb3/4

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Better known as Porokaiwhiri and Pigeonwood. A New Zealand native reaching a height of 5 to 6 metres. Foliage is bright green with a leathery appearance, elliptical or ovate in shape and has saw-toothed margins. Male and female flowers appear on separate trees. Male flowers are sweetly scented and the female trees produce bright orange berries that are eaten by wood pigeons. Prefers a sheltered site with plenty of moisture, good soil in semi-shade. When young protect from frosts. Evergreen.