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.


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http://www.nzpcn.org.nz/flora_details.aspx?ID=580


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SKU Name Size Units in Stock (Approx) Price
MACPSI03 Macropiper psittacorum (PB6.5) 6.5 0 $7.95
MACPSI05 Macropiper psittacorum 5 0 $9.95
MACPSI12 Macropiper psittacorum (PB5) 5 0 $14.95

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