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Kunzea ericoides Kanuka

Found throughout NZ. Kanuka leaves are much softer to touch than the Manuka.

Melicytus ramiflorus Whiteywood, mahoe

One of our most common trees found in scrub throughout NZ. Distinctive grey/white bark.

Metrosideros robusta Northern rata found throughout the North Island.

Begins life as an epiphyte in the branches of a host tree. Slow growings and can take several years before flowering.

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Pittosporum crassifolium Karo

Very hardy coastal shrub found growing on most of the North Island's east coast.

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Pittosporum obcordatum Rare plant in the wild. Can be found both islands.

Grows into a small columnar tree of about 4m high with interlacing branches.

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Pittosporum tenuifoilum Kohukohu

Very adaptable, fast growing plant found throughout New Zealand.

Podocarpus totara  Totara  Lowland Totara-016

Podocarpus totora One of our mightiest forest trees. Totara has also been an important timber tree.

Totara is suitable as a specimen tree or hedging. Very adaptable to many different situations.

Prumnopitys ferruginea Miro

Larfe growing forest tree found throughout New Zealand. Attractive needle-like foliage.

Prumnopitys taxifolia Matai.

Matai resembles miro, growing throughout New Zealand. Slow growing with neatly arranged needle-like foliage.