Additional information for Akeake

Akeake

Akeake

Details  A smallish, relatively fast growing New Zealand native that stands wind and dry
Botanical name  Dodonea viscosa
Height (m)  7
Evergreen  
Drought tolerance  
Wind tolerance  High
Shade / Sun  Full sun - part shade
Soil type  Most

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Purple Akeake Seeds

Purple Akeake Seeds

Botanical name  Dodonea viscosa
Details  A reasonably fast growing NZ native bushy shrub or small tree with purple leaves. Good for creating shelter and controlling erosion. The timber from akeake is one of the hardest native woods. It was traditionally used for paddles, weapons, digging sticks and spade blades.
Drought tolerance  
Evergreen  
Perennial  
Tags    native 
Price  $3.90  30 seeds
Colour  Purple
Flowers  Pink
Wind tolerance  Excellent
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