Myoporum laetum

Ngaio

myoporum laetum
myoporum laetum
myoporum laetum ngaio mousehole tree foliage

A rapid grower with bright-green, fleshy leaves. Drought and coastal hardy, effectively controlling sound, wind, sun, and blowing sand. Can grow as a screen or canopy shade tree. The leaves are toxic to livestock.

native tree Native
evergreen tree Evergreen
toxic to animals tree Toxic to animals
tolerates coastal sites Tolerates coastal sites
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
tolerates drought Tolerates drought
sandy soils Sandy soils
dry soils Dry soils
hedging and screening Hedging and screening
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Spring

10 Year Size

tree shape
4m
3m

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Genus: Myoporum

Species: Myoporum laetum

Common Name: Ngaio

Other Common Name(s): Mousehole Tree

Description and Features

Description: A rapid grower with bright-green, fleshy leaves. Drought and coastal hardy, effectively controlling sound, wind, sun, and blowing sand. Can grow as a screen or canopy shade tree. The leaves are toxic to livestock.

Height: 4m

Width: 3m

Uses: Hedging and screening

Tolerates: Coastal, Windy, Drought

Soil Type: Sandy soils, Dry soils

Winter Foliage: Evergreen

Origin: Native

Types: Toxic to animals

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green

  • Autumn: Green

  • Winter: Green

  • Spring: Green

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The height is the overall height of the tree from the top of the pot/bag (bottom of the trunk) to the top of the tree. Some grades have height ranges as the heights of the individual trees vary.

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Prices subject to change without notice. Actual stock quantity may differ. Every care is taken to accurately record heights but due to slightly different growth rates and other natural variables that can occur within and to a species, variety, or cultivar, the actual height of the final product may differ from what is stated.