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An ornamental evergreen shrub or small tree with leathery leaves and clusters of small dark red flowers, native to New Zealand and naturalized in parts of Europe.
- ‘Karo is an excellent shelter plant, as it is extremely resistant to wind.’
- ‘When I put them in I thought karo were pretty indestructible with few diseases!’
Mid 19th century: from Maori.
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