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NEW ZEALAND NATIVES

Every single native plant counts, so whether you want one tree in your back yard, or you want to plant thousands on your property, this is a great place to start.   We LOVE native plants, we LOVE nature.   

NEW ZEALAND NATIVES

LMU code.   Each of our NZ native species will have LMU specified in the description.   These are the recommended areas to plant each species in.

L = Lower Ringplain : Within approximately 3km of the coast, plants can tolerate salt winds, but some are also susceptible to frost.

M = Mid Ringplain: Moderate frost and wind tolerance.   From 3km of coast to 200metres above sea level.

U = Upper Ringplain: High frost tolerance, between 200 and 400 metres above sea level.

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Mānuka

Leptospermum Scoparium

Mānuka is a prolific shrub-type tree.  Typically growing to 2-5m tall, occasionally however up to 15m.   It is evergreen, with dense branching and small leaves.

LMU

1.3L Pot $6.50 rrp 

READY LATE 2022

& .8L Pot $5.50 rrp

READY NOW

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Ake Ake

Dodonaea Viscosa

A hardy coastal shrub or small tree.   In certain conditions it will grow up to 10m high.   It is drought tolerant and will handle light frosts.  Needs full sun.

LM

1.3L Pot  $7.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Kōhūhū

Pittosporum Tenuifolium

Kōhūhū is a bush or small tree that grows up to around 8-10 metres tall.  Relatively fast growing, suitable for riparian, hedges, and stand alone trees.

MU

These are available in 1.3L Pots. $7.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Karo

Pittosporum Crassifolium

Commonly known as Karo, this is a small tree or shrub.    Quick growing, and is frequently used as a hedge or windbreak.  Karo grow up to 8m.

LM

Available in .7L $5.50 rrp and

1.3L Pots $6.50 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Karaka

Corynocarpus Laevigatus

Karaka is an evergreen, leafy canopy tree.   It grows up to 15m, with thick leathery, gloss leaves. 

Karaka can be trimmed to form hedges.

L

Available in PB5 Bags 

$8.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Pūriri

Vitex Lucens

The Pūriri tree can grow up to 20m tall.  

L

Available in PB3 Bag

$13.00 rrp

PB18 Bag $26 rrp

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Koromiko

Hebe Stricta

Flowering hardy native, growing to approximately 2-3 metres.

Likes full sun, or only partial shade, but also tolerates wet areas.

MU

Available in 1.3L Pots  

$6.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Green Mountain Flax

Wharariki

Phormium Cookianum

A medium sized native evergreen, clumping flax, growing to around 1.5 m.

LMU

Available in1.3 L Pot $6.50 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Flax

Harakeke

Phormium Tenax

Phormium Tenax is an evergreen perennial plants, growing up to 2m, with much taller flowering shoots.

LMU

Available in 1.3L Pots $6.50 or

PB 3 Bags $6.50

Bulk buy discount available

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Smartwatches

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Ti Kōuka

Cordyline Australis

Commonly known as the cabbage tree, can grow up to 20m tall. 

Ti Kōuka grow all over NZ, from the coast, up to 1000 metres above sea level, in anything from wet swampy ground, to dry windy hill slopes.   Ti Kouka prefer full sunlight.  

LMU

Available in 1.3L Pot $6.50

Bulk buy discount available

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Karamu

Coprosma Robusta

Karamu is a flowering plant which can survive in many climates, commonly found in coastal areas & lowland forests.   Karamu can grow to be around 6 metres tall. 

MU

Available in 1.3 L Pots 

$6.50 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Tarata

Pittosporum Eugenioides

Commonly known as Lemonwood, this evergreen tree can grow up to 12m tall and 5 m broad.  

MU

Available in 1.3L Pot $7.00

Bulk buy discount available

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Tōtara

Podocarpus Totara

Stiff, prickly to touch leaves, growing up to 30m tall.  Young tōtara bare branches and leaves right to ground level, making an excellent dense hedge.

LM

1.3L Pots $8.00 rrp and $10.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

NB. Seed for Tōtara is sourced from outside Taranaki

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Kōwhai

Sophora Microphylla

Kōwhai is an important food source for nectar feeding birds, 

MU

Available in 1.3L Pots $7.50 rrp

and PB3 bags $12.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Corokia

Corokia 'Frosted Chocolate'

Grows to approximately 3m, this plant makes an incredible dense hedge popular for coastal and urban areas.  Chocolate brown in colour, which intensifies in winter.  Evergreen.

LM

NB. About half of our corokia are grown from eco-sourced seed, the other half by local cuttings.   Please advise if you would specifically like either.

Available in 1.3 L Pots.  $7.00 rrp

and $10.00 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Rengarenga

Arthropodium Cirratum

Commonly used in home gardens, and mass plantings, rengarenga or rock lily  have gorgeous white starry flowers, and are low maintenance plant for semi shade.

LM

Available in single pots of 2-3 plants $2.50, or in large trays of 28 cells  50+ plants $50.00

Bulk buy discount available

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Hen & Chicken Fern

Asplenium Bulbiferum

One of the best known NZ native ground ferns.   Requires a shady, sheltered position in a moist, rich soil.   Try planting underneath other natives or in tropical styled garden.  Frequently also grown indoors.

LM

Available  in

10cm square pots  $7.00 rrp

2 L Pot   $25 rrp

Bulk buy discount available

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Griselinia

Griselinia Littoralis

Griselinia Littoralis, commonly known as Kapuka is a fast-growing small to medium sized evergreen tree.  A popular hedging shrub with large, glossy leathery green leaves.  Grows up to 10m.

LMU

NB. About half of our griselinia are grown from eco-sourced seed, the other half by local cuttings.   Please advise if you would specifically like either.

Available in 1.3L Pots

$7.50 rrp