Is Coprosma Hardy in UK?
It’s a popular garden plant here in the UK, especially in coastal areas, due to its ability to withstand salt spray. Although it can grow to an eventual height of 5m, it’s more often grown as a small shrub, owing to its need for protection in winter. It thrives in well-drained sandy soils.
Is Coprosma native to NZ?
One of the most common groups of native plants in New Zealand are Coprosmas. There are around 60 native species of Coprosma in New Zealand. They are quite a varied bunch with leaf sizes varying between under 2cm to over 20cm long. Coprosmas are related to Coffee and have small berries that are edible in all species.
Does Coprosma have invasive roots?
(1)It is invasive because it forms dense and species poor growth that shade out vegetation. It impedes the growth and regeneration of native shrubs and trees.