We are an online only store, but we propagate our own plants as well as source from growers throughout New Zealand

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Macropiper excelsum, aka Kawakawa or Pepper Tree, is a small tree found in forests and shady spots, and is a NZ native. It is densely branched with heartshaped, prominently veined leaves. The long orange fruit attract kereru, and is becoming increasingly popular as a tea or culinary spice. Frost tender. Evergreen. Grows to approx. 4m x 4m when mature.

Macropiper excelsum

    • Temperature: Frost tender
    • Light: Full shade
    • Moisture: Well drained
    • Wind tolerance: Hardy

Note: Our products are classed into standard grades (see Grading under FAQs) but as we are selling a natural product these can vary beyond our control. Heights are indicative only (eg a small shrub or groundcover is naturally short), and pricing is based on maturity.

All prices exclude GST