Nestegis cunninghammii

Black Maire


  • Tall growing, round headed tree.
  • Foliage is linear in shape.
  • Smothered in red berries in autumn.
  • Slow to medium growth rate.


  • As a specimen tree in a larger garden or parks.
  • Suitable as a street tree or avenue planting.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost hardy.
  • Moderately coastal and wind hardy.
  • Copes with dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to partial shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.0m .75m
10 year old tree 3.5m 1.5m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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