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Kunzea ericoides Kanuka

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

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Melicytus ramiflorus Whiteywood, mahoe

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

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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.

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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.