SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens - Fort Bragg, CA
Evergreen tree. Requires moist soil. Flowers are dioecious.
Native to New Zealand.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 30 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 150 years.
Leaves Palmately Compound, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Summer. Has either male or female reproductive parts (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Black Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches).
Bark Dark Brown or Light Green.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 16 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.
Exposure Partial Shade to Full Shade.
Neutral to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Neopanax arboreus Tree Record." 1995-2020. Dec 5, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/neopanax-arboreus >