Thin-leaved coprosma

Coprosma areolata

A small leaved shrub growing in forest from sea level to about 900m. The leaves are thin, membranous and quite rounded, 9-10mm long and 7-10mm wide with a pointed end. They have a distinctive network of veins forming loops. Berries are dark purple or black.

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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