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Dodonaea viscosa purpurea 'PURPLE AKEAKE'

Dodonaea viscosa purpurea 'PURPLE AKEAKE'

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DODONAEA viscosa purpurea 'PURPLE AKEAKE'

 Native. Well known as the Purple Akeake due its attractive copper-purple leaves. During summer it bears ornamental clusters of small red-purple seeds, which are bird attracting. 
 

PLANT FACTS 

BOTANICAL NAME: Dodonaea viscosa purpurea
COMMON NAMES: Purple Akeake, Purple Hop Bush
FAMILY: Sapindaceae
MAX HEIGHT: 4m - 6m (+/-)
GROWTH TYPE: Hedge / Tree (Topiary)
NATIVE: Aotearoa / New Zealand
 

PLANT CARE 

✅ Can be grown outside in New Zealand.
    ☀️    LIGHT - Full sun or Full sun / Part shade.
    🌡    TEMPERATURE - Can deal with frosts(0°C – 30°C)
    💧    WATER - Draught tolerant. (1 / 2 times a week)
    ☁️    HUMIDITY - Average / High humidity. (40% - 80%)
    ⛰    SOIL - Free drainage soil. (Add mulch to top)
    🌱    FERTILISER - Slow release. (Once in summer)

*All plants purchased come within a 100% compostable pot so we are able to reuse our nursery pots again and again.

Plastic Free Packagaing

Our packaging is made from biodegradable products; cardboard boxes carefully secured with recycled newspaper & kraft tape to ensure your product gets there safely.

Did you know? All plants our transferred from our nusery pots into 100% organic & compostable pot.

Shipping & Returns

Delievery: Shipment of live plants and products will occur between Monday and Thursday of each week by Fastway Postal Service.

Order Processing: Please allow 1-5 business days for your order to be processed.

We do not ship internationally due to agricultural regulations.

Returns: We do offer returns on live plants, and products if youre 100% not satisfied. Please contact us with any concerns by sending us an email to desertcreeknz@gmail.com

Plant Pot Dimensions

100% Biodegradeable Peat Pots

Mini 0.29L: (H) 8cm, (W) 7.5cm

Small 0.45L: (H) 9cm, (W) 10cm

Large 1.45L: (H) 12.4cm, (W) 14.3cm

*All of our plants are measured in pot size mostly available in 3 sizes.

Free Repotting

Choosing a gift or just treating yourself? We offer a free repotting service when a plant & pot combo is purchased.

Simply note down which plant and what pot (color & size) at the end of checkout in the notes section and we'll do the rest.

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