Puka Meryta sinclairii / Subtropical Plants

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An attractive large leathery leaved evergreen tree. The puka works seamlessly into the subtropical garden as contrasting foliage to palms and cycads.

Nicely complimentary with all palms & cycads, the native Puka has large glossy leathery leaves & is fast growing.

  • Prefers full sun, but will tolerate part shade.
  • Medium wind tolerant.
  • Will tolerate light frosts only.
  • Grows to a height of 5 metres (approx).
  • Requires little moisture and is drought tolerant.
  • Tolerates coastal conditions, including salt spray.
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