Native plants


Scientific name: Coprosma linariifolia
English name: Yellow wood
Other names: karamu, karangu

Tree, shrub (under 10m) - native to the Wellington Region
Suits: damp, dry, partial shade, sunny, shelter, exposure, coastal forest garden, wetlands and water features

About Mikimiki

 A tall shrub or small tree up to 8 metre. Coprosma linarifolia has very modest flowers and long narrow leaves, grey bark and bright yellow bark if surface bark is scratched away. The flowers are followed by a white fruit, often flecked with blue eaten by native birds and geckos.

Provides for birds

  Nectar Fruit Seeds
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