Aristotelia serrata

Aristotelia serrata photographed at Logan Botanic Garden, Stranraer, Scotland, UK

Aristotelia serrata (syn wineberry, makomako) small tree that grows to 8–30 ft (2.4–9 m) high. The trunk is up to 12 in (30 cm) in diameter. The leaves are broad spear-shaped, 2–4.5 in (5–12 cm) long, with serrated edges. Rose coloured flowers in panicles.

Aristotelia serrata grows in lowland and mountain forests in North Island, South Island and Stewart Island, New Zealand. It is deciduous depending on altitude. This plant is fairly hardy in the UK.

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