Scientific name: Coprosma linariifolia
English name: Yellow wood
Other names: karamu, karangu
- native to the Wellington Region
Suits: damp, dry, partial shade, sunny, shelter, exposure, coastal forest garden, wetlands and water features
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