Griselinia littoralisNew Zealand Privet

Family: Cornaceae

Origin: New Zealand

Common in gardens of Northern Ireland, especially in town gardens and near the coast. Very hardy; frequently used as a hedging plant and often clipped like a privet.

Can grow to make a magnificent tall shrub up to 10m.

Flowers are small and relatively inconspicuous; male and female flowers are produced on separate trees. Mixed plantings will produce plentiful seed which germinates readily.

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