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Coprosma areolata
Height: 4m;  Spread: 1.5m
Upright, twiggy, small-leaved architectural shrub with olive/tan foliage. More open habit in shade.
» Click here for our Coprosma areolata article published in the Titirangi Tatler...
» For a landscaping perspective on Coprosma see this article by O2 Landscapes...
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Coprosma areolata in the wild. 
Thanks to Wayne for this photo, originally published on
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On 09/04/2010, Geoff Davidson said:
A difficult subject for photographers, but a striking plant when grown in groups. They form upright columnar forms to 5 metres and can be kept clipped for a tight dense foliage. Try topiary on them and clip to interesting shapes.