Libocedrus plumosa  Kawaka  Kaikawaka-001

libocedrus plumosa Kawaka

Libocedrus plumosa is a species of conifer endemic to New Zealand. It is an excellent specimen plant preferring the warmer regions of the north island.

Libocedrus bidwillii  Native Cedar  Pahautea-007

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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Meryta sinclairii Puka, pukanui

Confined to Three Kings and Hen & Chickens Island. Dramatic large glossy tropical leaves are a stunning feature.

Metrosideros bartlettii  Bartletts rata-003

Metrosideros bartlettii Cape Reinga

White flowering large tree of up to 8m in height.

Myoporum laetum  Ngaio-001

Myoporum laetum Ngaio. Found in coastal areas throughout North and South Island

Excellent tree for coastal situations with attractive small white flowers. Ngaio are poisonous to stock.

Myrsine australis  Red Matipo  Mapou

Myrsine australis Mapou, matipo. Found forests margins throughout New Zealand.

Small tree with attractive red stems, grows approx 3m high and is very hardy.

Nestegis-apetala

Nestiges apetala Coastal maire. Found Whangarei Heads, Bay of Islands and northern offshore islands.

Spreading often twisted branches, small olive-like fruit. Very hardy and ideal for coastal areas.

Phyllocladus trichomanoides  Tanekaha  1

Phyllocladus trichomanoides Tanekaha, Celery pine.

Found from the North Cape south to northern Marlborough and Nelson districts in the South Island, in lowland forest up to 800 m above sea level.

1-Pisonia brunoniana  Parapara

Pisonia brunoniana Parapara, bird-catcher tree.

Found on Three Kings and upper North Island. Large glossy green leave, grows up to 3m high.

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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 roimata (cornifolium) Found throughout North Island and much of the South Island

An epiphyte often found growing on large trees. Attractive yellow flowers.

Podocarpus totara  Totara  Lowland Totara-016

Podocarpus totara 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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Pouteria costata or Planchonella Tawapou

Attractive tree growing 4-5m high producing large berries enjoyed by wood pigeon. Ideal for coastal sites.

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Prumnopitys ferruginea Miro

Large 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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Pseudopanax arboreus Fivefinger.

A common tree of lowland forests throughout New Zealand. Purple berries attractive to birds.

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Pseudopanax crassifolius Lancewood, horoeka

Found throughout the country, with a very distinctive juvenile form prodivding a dramatic feature.

Savage Lancewood  Pseudopanex ferox-4

Pseudopanax ferox Toothed lancewood

Found throughout New Zealand, very similar to P.crassifolius although a lot slower growing. Juvenile stage has strongly toothed leaf margins.

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Pseudopanax laetus Found in the North Island from Coromandel to Taranaki

Very similar to P.arboreus with larger leaves. Berries are borne in spring and are attractive to birds.