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Corynocarpus laevigata Variegata, Variegated New Zealand Laurel

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Corynocarpus laevigata Variegata

Variegated New Zealand Laurel
Family: Corynocarpaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Corynocarpus laevigata is a slow growing narrow upright evergreen tree reaching 25 to 40 feet tall densely covered with oblong dark glossy green foliage with creamy variegation. In the spring, small white flowers are followed by orange (poisonous) berries. Fruits are very toxic and bitter, containing the compound karakin, but seeds are edible if roasted and were consumed as a staple food by the Maori of New Zealand.



Corynocarpus laevigata Variegata, Variegated New Zealand Laurel

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Corynocarpus laevigata Variegata, Variegated New Zealand Laurel

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Corynocarpus laevigata Variegata, Variegated New Zealand Laurel

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