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Griselinia littoralis 'Broadway Mint' is a popular ornamental variety known for its attractive foliage and versatility in landscaping.




  • Size: 'Broadway Mint' is a medium to large evergreen shrub or small tree. It can grow up to 4-6 meters in height and spread, depending on the growing conditions and pruning.
  • Leaves: The leaves of Griselinia littoralis 'Broadway Mint' are glossy, leathery, and elongated. They are a vibrant mint green color, which sets it apart from the typical dark green leaves of the species. The foliage provides a striking contrast in the landscape.
  • Flowers: The cultivar may produce small, inconspicuous greenish-yellow flowers, but they are not a significant ornamental feature.
  • Berries: After flowering, 'Broadway Mint' can produce small, black or purple berries, which are not particularly showy but can attract birds.


Growing Conditions:


  • Climate: Griselinia littoralis 'Broadway Mint' is well-suited to temperate climates, particularly in coastal areas. It is native to New Zealand and is commonly found in coastal regions.
  • Sunlight: 'Broadway Mint' thrives in full sun to partial shade. It prefers a location with bright, indirect light, but it can tolerate some shade.
  • Soil: The shrub prefers well-draining soils that are fertile and rich in organic matter. It can grow in various soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils.
  • Watering: Griselinia littoralis 'Broadway Mint' has moderate water needs. It prefers regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist, especially during the establishment period. Once established, it becomes somewhat drought-tolerant.
  • Maintenance: This cultivar is relatively low-maintenance. Pruning can be done to shape the plant or maintain its size. It is important to remove any dead or damaged branches and to encourage bushier growth.


Griselinia littoralis 'Broadway Mint' is widely used in gardens, landscapes, and hedges due to its attractive mint green foliage, which adds a fresh and contemporary touch to the surroundings. It is often employed as a hedge or screen, as it can be easily shaped and responds well to pruning. Its salt tolerance makes it suitable for coastal gardens, and it provides habitat and food for birds, contributing to the overall biodiversity of the area.

Griselinia littoralis'Broadway Mint'

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