|Approx size in 10 years||3x 1m|
- Grade: 30-40cm
- Common name:: Houpara
- Code:: PB3
- Approx size in 10 years: 3x 1m
Shrub of coastal forest and scrubby areas from the Three Kings Islands to Poverty Bay. Houpara grows to 3-4m and has attractive leathery leaves composed of 3-5 leaflets that are broadly oval with shallow serrations near the tips. This is a particularly good species for coastal planting. It is better in dry conditions and responds well to pruning.