Collection: Hoheria trees | Lacebark or Ribbonwood

Hoheria tree

The Hoheria tree, native to New Zealand, is a versatile, evergreen species known for its striking features. It showcases star-shaped, white flowers that bloom profusely, creating a spectacular display. Its leaves are glossy and toothed, adding to its aesthetic appeal. Often used in gardens for screening and ornamental purposes, Hoheria thrives in well-drained soil and can reach up to 10 meters in height.

Hoheria Tree: Discover New Zealand’s Exotic Gem

This fascinating tree, which has great significance in Maori culture, is admired for its beautiful, white, highly fragrant, star-shaped flowers that bloom in profusion in early summer. It is also known as “lacebark” because of its attractive peeling, lace-like, bark. Hoheria grows relatively fast and is tolerant of heavy pruning, therefore, it can be trimmed into an attractive and excellent hedge.

The Best Hoheria Tree for Sale UK

The most enchanting hoheria tree for sale in the UK is Hoheria sexstylosa Snow White or Ribbonwood Snow White. We highly recommend it because of its excellent qualities. Here are some facts to know before you buy hoheria tree.

Hoheria sexstylosa 'Snow White':

It’s an evergreen tree with serrated vivid green leaves

  • Attractive peeling bark on mature plants
    Beautiful, white, fragrant, star-shaped flowers
  • Grows up to 4-5 metres and can be heavily pruned
  • Excellent for hedges and screens
    It can grow in any type of soil
  • As long as it is well-drained
  • It can withstand low winter temperatures between -5 to -10

Hoheria Tree Sale UK – Arundel Arboretum

If you are looking for hoheria trees for sale, Arundel Arboretum in Chichester, South of England, is the right place for you to go. Our experts will guide you through our excellent selection of trees and help you find the perfect match for your garden.

If you are looking to buy hoheria trees online, explore our web store and our carefully curated hoheria trees for sale. Find what you need and the rest is on us. Buying hoheria trees has never been easier!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does sexstylosa mean?
    The term "sexstylosa" in the botanical name Hoheria sexstylosa refers to the plant’s six styles which are characteristic of this species.
  • What is the common name for hoheriasexstylosa?
    The common name for Hoheria sexstylosa is the "ribbonwood" or "lacebark."
  • What is the common name for hoheriaangustifolia?
    The common name for Hoheria angustifolia is "narrow-leaved lacebark."
  • What is the difference between hoheria sexstylosa and hoheria angustifolia?
    Hoheria sexstylosa typically has more open branching habit and larger heart-shaped leaves, as well as specific six styles. Hoheria angustifolia has a more upright habit, narrower leaves, and fewer styles.
  • Is hoheria native to the UK?
    No, hoheria is not native to the UK. It is indigenous to New Zealand and was introduced in the UK in the early 19th century.
  • Can you grow hoheria in the UK?
    Yes, hoheria can be successfully grown in the UK and is a popular ornamental tree.
  • Is hoheria evergreen?
    Hoheria is a genus that includes both evergreen and deciduous plants. Most are evergreen, like Hoheria sexstylosa or hoheria angustifolia, while Hoheria glabrata is deciduous.
  • How fast does the hoheria grow?
    Hoheria is generally considered a moderate grower. In adequate conditions, it grows around 30 to 60 centimetres per year.
  • What is the lifespan of a hoheria?
    Hoheria species have a long lifespan and live from several decades to over 100 years.
  • How big does hoheria get?
    The size of a hoheria plant varies depending on the species and growing conditions. They range from very small hoheria trees to medium-sized.
  • Where is the best place to plant a hoheria tree UK?
    Hoheria can adapt to almost any type of soil, except waterlogged and extremely alkaline. It thrives in fertile, slightly acidic to neutral, moist, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade.
  • What is the root depth of the hoheria?
    Hoheria roots are usually shallow, extending to a depth of about 45 to 60 centimetres in well-drained soil.
  • How cold-hardy is hoheria?
    Some hoheria species are more cold-tolerant than others. Generally, they prefer milder climates and don’t tolerate well harsh winters and freezing temperatures.
  • What are the cons of hoheria?
    Most of hoheria species are not very tolerant to frost and may die in low temperatures. Also. certain species can be invasive.
  • Is hoheria toxic?
    Hoheria are not toxic for humans. Various parts of hoheria plants have been used traditionally by Maori for medicinal purposes.
  • Is hoheria suitable for urban environments?
    Hoheria can tolerate moderate levels of urban pollution and, therefore, can be suitable for urban environments.
  • Is there a hoheria for sale near me?
    Looking for a hoheria tree nearby? Your search ends here! Visit our Arundel Arboretum nursery in Chichester, South of England, to discover top-quality hoheria trees from our hoheria tree farm. Or, explore our online store and find your ideal hoheria plant there. We’ll take care of the rest. If you have any questions about the hoheria tree sale UK or if there's anything else we can assist you with, do not hesitate to contact us.

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