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Agathis australis Kauri

Forest giant. Distribution throughout Northland to Bay of Plenty

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Alectryon excelsus Titoki

Attractive tree found lowland forest North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

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Alectryon grandis Three Kings Island Titoki

Attractive coastal tree, much larger leaf than our mainland titoki, produces masses of red berries.

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Beilschmiedia tarairi Tarairi

Large forest tree most common to the northern half of North island.

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Caldcluvia rosifolia Makamaka

Northland tree, attractive spreading garden specimen.

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

One of our best known and distinctive trees found throughout the country.

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Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

Similar to C. australis but not so tall, the foliage is purple/bronze.

Cordyline obtecta

Cordyline obtecta Three Knigs Island Cabbage tree

Found only on the Three Kings, has broader leaves and much stouter habit than C. australis.

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Corynocarpus laevigatus Karaka

Handsome canopy tree found coastal areas throughout Northland.

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Entela arborescens Whau

Small tree found from Three Kings Islands to Bay of Plenty. Extremely light wood.

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Griselinia littoralis Broadleaf.

Found throughout NZ. Commonly used for hedging.

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Hoheria populnea Lacebark, houhere.

Graceful tree, foliage has attractive purplish undersides.

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Knightia excelsa Rewarewa, New Zealand honeysuckle.

Found throughout North Island and Marlborough Sounds. Attractive bottle-bush like rusty red flowers.

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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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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.

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.

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Metrosideros bartlettii Cape Reinga

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

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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.