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Fuchsia excorticata - Kōtukutuku ('Tree fuchsia')

Fuchsia excorticata - Kōtukutuku ('Tree fuchsia')

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The world's largest fuchsia, found throughout New Zealand, growing to 15m. Attractive to nectar feeding birds like tūī and bellbird, with fruit attracting kerereu and even weta. One of New Zealand's few deciduous natives. Susceptible to possum damage. Small dark purple berry is sweet and juicy and edible to humans. Papery bark and bright red to pink and purple flowers. Often found naturally alongside creeks and rivers.


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