Houhere / Lacebark
Houhere Young Trees & Seeds.
Houhere or Lacebark is an easy and fast growing tree native to New Zealand. It can grow up to 12m tall and has broad, oval leaves with serrated margins. The leaves are dark green, about 5 – 12cm long and 6cm wide. Lacebark produces attractive white flowers in clusters during spring. The leaves and bark of Houhere contain large amounts of mucilaginous polysaccharides or mucilage.