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Planting tip
Soak the rootball of your plant in a bucket of water to wet thoroughly prior to planting. For extra goodness, add a bit of liquid fertiliser.
Hedycarya arborea
Height: 5m;  Spread: 4m
Pigeonwood, Porokaiwhiri (Tree)
Attractive glossy, green leaves and dark bark. Orange-red berries (summer) on female plants. Prefers light shade and shelter, frost tender.
Photo gallery:
Hedycarya arborea showing distinctive reddish midrib on the underside of the leaf
Berries at Oakley Creek