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Coprosma Mirror Bush – Best Plants In New Zealand!

Growing colourful plants such as the Coprosma Mirror Bush in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Coprosma plants, including Coprosma kirkii and Coprosma Poor Knights. More importantly, we have the right one for your space and they have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Coprosma, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Coprosma Questions

1. Does Coprosma grow fast?

Coprosma generally grows quickly with most growing 30-50 cm per year, and some even faster. For example, Coprosma robusta, commonly known as karamu, will reach 5 m tall in just a few years. The growth rates vary depending on the variety, climate, soil conditions, watering, and how well they are fed. For example, Coprosmas will grow faster in warm, sunny climates with well-drained soil and regular watering and feeding.

2. Is Coprosma endemic to NZ?

Coprosma is endemic to New Zealand. There are over 90 species of Coprosma worldwide, and 58 of them are found in New Zealand. Coprosma shrubs and small trees are found throughout New Zealand, in forests, along coastlines, and in alpine grasslands. They are known for their attractive foliage and fruit, which can be red, orange, yellow, or black.

Some of the most common coprosma species in New Zealand include:

Coprosma plants are an important part of the New Zealand ecosystem, and they provide food and habitat for a variety of native birds and insects. They are also popular in landscaping, and they can be used to create hedges, screens, and windbreaks.

3. How tall do Coprosma get?

The height of Coprosma plants varies depending on the species. Some are low-growing shrubs that only reach 1-2 m tall, while others can grow into small trees up to 10 m tall.

Here are some examples of coprosma species and their heights:

4. Does Coprosma need full sun?

Most coprosma species prefer full sun, but they can also tolerate partial shade. However, some varieties such as 'Golden Glow' and 'Poor Knights' have brighter foliage if they are grown in full sun.

5. How far apart do you plant Coprosma?

The planting distance for Coprosmas depends on the species and the desired effect. For example, if you are planting to create a hedge, you will need to plant them closer than if you are planting them as individual specimens.

Here are some general guidelines for planting coprosma:

6. Can I shape my Coprosma?

Coprosmas are commonly trimmed into a variety of shapes, including hedges, screens, topiaries, and other decorative forms. The best time to prune Coprosmas is during late winter or early spring, before the plant starts to produce new growth. However, coprosma can be pruned at any time of year if needed.

7. Is Coprosma an evergreen?

Coprosmas are predominantly evergreen plants. This makes them a popular choice for gardens and hedging. While there are over 90 species of coprosma, and most of them are evergreen, there are a few deciduous species. Coprosma rugosa is one of the more common deciduous species.

8. Where is Coprosma native to?

Coprosma is a genus of flowering plants native to New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, Borneo, Java, New Guinea, islands of the Pacific Ocean to Australia, and the Juan Fernández Islands. About half of the 90 species of Coprosma are found in New Zealand.

9. Does a coprosma need water to live?

Absolutely! Like all living things, coprosmas need water to survive. However, their water needs vary depending on several factors, including:

10. How hardy is coprosma?

Coprosma's hardiness varies greatly depending on the specific species and variety, making it difficult to give a single answer. However, here's a general overview to help you understand the range:

Highly Hardy:

Moderately Hardy:

Less Hardy:

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