Blechnum discolor crown fern

Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

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Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

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Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki

One of our faster growing tree ferns which will tolerate some sun when planted in autumn or winter.

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Dysoxylum spectabile Kohekohe

Coastal tree found North Cape to Nelson. Kohekohe flowers are an important and favoured source of floral nectar for Tui and Bellbird.

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Fuchsia excorticata Kotukutuku, tree fuchsia.

Attractive dark purple/red flowers through spring. The largest growing fuchsia in the world, found throughout NZ.

Hedycarya arborea Pigeonwood

Found throughout North Island and as far south as Banks Peninsula.

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Laurelia novae-zelandiae Pukatea

Handsome tree found swampy areas Throughout North Island, west coast of South Island.

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Libertia grandiflora Found lowland and forests in North Island and Nelson area of South Island.

Tufted plant with narrow flax-like leaves. Delicate white flowers followed by large berries.

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Librocedrus bidwillii Pahutea

Slow growing maintaining slender shape for many years.

Librocredus plumosa Kawaka

Found mainly in the North Island and parts of Nelson. Excellent specimen tree.

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Prumnopitys ferruginea Miro

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

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Prumnopitys taxifolia Matai.

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

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Ptisana salicina Marratia salicinia, King fern, para

Stunning fern with tropical appearance now rare in the wild due to decimation by wild pigs and goats.

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Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesemanii Kermadec nikau

The Kermadec nikau has longer fronds, larger flower heads and darker seeds than the mainland nikau.

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Schefflera digitata Pate, Seven Finger

Prefers damp, shady parts of the forest and is common along stream banks and on shady forest roadsides.

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Weinmannia racemosa Kamahi

A small tree found lowland forests throughout New Zealand. Slow growing but ideal for garden situations producing attractive inflorescent red berries.