Also known as Rewarewa. A handsome evergreen tree with a slender, tapering form and tough, deep green foliage that may be up to 15cm in length. New growth has felt-like undersides. Reddish brown flowers begin to appear in October to December that attract nectar feeding birds. Plant in average type soils that are free-draining. Hardy native suitable for a sunny position.
Grows to approximately 12m x 3m.