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Golden Coprosma


Valued for its highly glossy foliage, Coprosma repens is a fast growing shrub that may be more compact and lower in coastal conditions or open and straggly inland. Prune twice yearly for a beautiful dense shrub. Use as hedge, screen, or informal espalier. 'Variegata' has green leaves with yellow blotch-shaped centers.

Coprosma repens 'Variegata'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit length : 1/2<>

Fruit color : Yellowish-orange

Fruit shape : Ovoid

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Shiny, glossy

Leaf length : 3"

Leaf width : 1 1/2"

Leaf shape : Oval to oblong

Leaf color : Green with yellow blotch-shaped centers

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes :Dioecious - male and female flowers are borne on different plants.

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F( Z8a)

Sunset zone : 14-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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