New Zealand native small tree. The light green pinnate leaves have 3-5 pairs of leaflets with a single terminal leaflet.
The underside of the leaves, stems and new growth has a reddish tinge.
Tiny cream flowers in panicles cover the tree in Spring and are followed by clouds of pinkish red seed capsules.
A small tree that looks good all year round. Requires shelter from strong winds and frost.
Specimen tree, attractive foliage, Spring flowering, easy to maintain
The Gardeners Encyclopaedia of new zealand native plants by Yvonne Cave & Valda Paddison