Similar to mainland form with slightly larger leaves not damaged so much by insects.
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Macropiper excelsum var. psittacorum is a cultivar that is similar to M. excelsum but with larger shinier and thicker leaves that are glossy and a deep green and are less prone to insect damage. The dense round shrub can reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1m. Tiny green flowers on spikes will appear in winter or early summer.
An attractive plant, well worth the effort of cultivating. It does best in semi-shade in a free draining but moist soil. Once established can tolerate considerable drought. It does best in semi-shade in a free draining but moist soil.
|SKU||Name||Size||Units in Stock (Approx)||Price|
|MACPSI03||Macropiper psittacorum (PB6.5)||6.5||0||$7.95|
|MACPSI12||Macropiper psittacorum (PB5)||5||0||$14.95|
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