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Botanical name: Fuchsia excorticata
Other names: Kotukutuku, New Zealand tree fuchsia
Species: F. excorticata - F. excorticata is a large, tender, deciduous shrub with ovate leaves and pendant purple and magenta flowers in early summer.
Fuchsia excorticata is: Deciduous
Flower: Green, Reddish-purple, Red in Summer
Foliage: Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn
Fruit: Reddish-purple in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Erect
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Fuchsia excorticata (Kotukutuku) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Containers, Sub-Tropical
Cultivation: Plant outdoors in moist, fertile soil with the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface. Provide a deep winter mulch and shelter from cold drying winds.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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