Macropiper excelsum, kawakawa

Macropiper excelsum, kawakawa is THE understorey species in much of Hawke’s Bay’s bush. It is perfect for filling in gaps in gardens, and looks good year round. Plant in shade and semi-shade. Great for birds, and copes with dry. Frost tender.  Seed for this plant was collected from near Waipatiki.

Attracts: Icon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds