Melicytus obovatus



  • Attractive lime green foliage.
  • Very tight form when trimmed.


  • Trims well to a low hedge like buxus.
  • Great border plant in tough dry sites.
  • Great where growing conditions are harsh.

Growing Conditions

  • Will tolerate  most soil conditions (including very dry once established).
  • Avoid water-logged/swampy conditions.
  • Moderately frost hardy.
  • Very tolerant of wind and coastal conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade
Height Width
5 year old tree 1.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 1.5m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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