Melicope ternata



  • Lime green foliage.
  • Attractive rounded shaped tree.
  • Fragrant foliage when crushed (a result of being in the citrus family).


  • Border plant in coastal and non coastal plantings.
  • As part of a mix of native planting to give an attractive blend of colours and textures.

Growing Conditions

  • Very coastal hardy.
  • Moderately wind hardy.
  • Will cope with light frosts.
  • Dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 1.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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