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Pittosporum crassifolium
Height: 6m;  Spread: 4m
Karo (Tree)
Coastal, very hardy. Night scented dark red flowers. The grey foliage looks quite like Pohutukawa.
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Alongside Henderson Creek
Tui in August flowering Karo. Karo provides nectar for Tui and other birds and in the autumn/winter the sticky black seeds in pods are also good bird food eg Tui and Kaka.
Pittosporum crassifolium flowers on Oakley Creek, Auckland
..such a mouthful. Long Bay Park Dec '10..