Muehlenbeckia astonii

Wiggywig, Tororaro


  • A fascinating plant with zig-zagging branches which all intertwine forming a dense ball
  • Has small white flowers in spring to early summer.
  • Looses most of foliage to reveal the attractive branches.


  • Forms a great informal hedge or border.
  • Also trims well into a more formal hedge

Growing Conditions

  • Prefers average to dry soils, but not excessively wet.
  • Frost hardy and grows as far south as Banks Peninsula
  • Grows in full sun or partial shade.


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