Leaves all year, fruits in summer.
Early spring - Mid spring - Late spring - Early summer - Mid summer - Late summer - Early autumn - Mid autumn - Late autumn - Early winter - Mid winter - Late winter
Ease of maintenance:
Pretty much plant and forget
Once established the kawakawa will self seed easily.
Shade - A little sun
The seed is found on soft orange spikes which is a favoured food of many birds in late summer. The seed of Kawakawa is very small and is embedded on this soft spike. Remove these spikes and mash them up or soak overnight in water. The orange mash can be easily seperated from the heavier black seeds by floating. Sow seeds on top of the seed raising media. The seeds will go through a period of after ripening and may begin to germinate 2 or 3 months after sowing
Seed to mouth: