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Botanical name: Griselinia littoralis
Other names: New Zealand broadleaf, Broadleaf
Species: G. littoralis - G. littoralis is a fast-growing, large, evergreen shrub with light green, broadly oval leaves. It bears very small and inconspicuous yellow-green flowers in spring followed by purple fruits on female plants, provided both sexes are grown together.
Griselinia littoralis is: Evergreen
Flower: Insignificant or absent, Yellow-green in Spring
Foliage: Light green in All seasons
Fruit: Purple in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Dense
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Leaf spot
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Griselinia littoralis (New Zealand broadleaf) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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Hi - we live on Waiheke Island in New Zealand, we have planted a lot of the Griselinias and we notice some are yellowing and the leaves are curling? We have had heavy rain lately - would this cause it?
Many thanks Cheers Niki
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