A handsome canopy tree with large leathery, glossy, green leaves.
Karaka is found in coastal forests in the North Island.
It has large bright orange fleshy drupes that ripen in Summer.
The kernels are poisonous.
- H 8m x W 5m
- Full sun semi-shade and shade
- Tolerant of dry conditions
- Sensitive to frost when young.
- Tolerant of wind and salt spray.
- Provides food for native birds
Plants supplied are ecosourced from the Tamaki and Waitakere Ecological Districts.