Coastal Kanuka

Kunzea linearis

Small tree with flaky bark bearing masses of small very narrow erect leaves and clusters of small white flowers. Leaves long and narrow, to 12mm long, soft to grasp. Flowers 4.5-12mm wide, with a red shiny centre. Fruit a small dry capsule.

NZCPN profile

Biodiversity enhancement

It is recommended to have a minimum of 5–6 species in one planting area. This creates a more resilient ecosystem in the long term.


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