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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.
Coprosma grandifolia
Height: 4m;  Spread: 2.5m
Kanono (Shrub)
Attractive large olive green leaves. Birds love the abundant orange berries on female plants. Best in shade and cool soils.
» Click here for our Coprosma grandifolia article published in The Fringe, September 2014 ...
» Click here for our mistletoe article published in The Fringe, October 2014 ...
» For a landscaping perspective on Coprosma see this article by O2 Landscapes...
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Growing in podocarp forest on Ulva Island.
Coprosma grandifolia
Ileostylus micranthus is a mistletoe commonly found on totara trees and sometimes on Coprosma grandifolia and Coprosma propinqua. Its bright orange fruit are very attractive to birds.