Trees - Native
Cabbage Tree (Cordyline Australis)
Arching sword like deep green leaves, forming a broad head and clean trunk.Grows 6x2m.
Griselinia Littoralis Broadway Mint
Shiny broad leaves. Good for containers or screening. Hardy, good coastal.Grows 3mx2m.
Griselinia Lucida Akapuka
Hardy and easy to grow. Leaves are a rich deep green broad shape,thick and leathery.
Kahikatea - White Pine (Dacrycarpus Dacrydioides)
Tall native tree that grows well in swampy areas. Grows 7mx4m.
Karaka (Corynocarpus Laevigatus)
Leathery dark green glossy foliage. Suits coastal conditions. Berries toxic
Knigtia Excelsa - Rewarewa
An attractive and slender growing native. The flowers closely resemble bottlebrush but are a distinctive maroon and sweet smelling. Birds love nectar. Thrives on poor free draining poor clay soils. Prefers full sunlight. Fast growing, excellent small garden tree as it does not grow too wide.
15m x 3 ...more
Kowhai (Coastal Kowhai)Sophora Chathamica)
Profusion of 3cm long,golden yellow nectar filled flowers Aug-Nov.
Aproaches Tetraptera in size and unlike microphylla, does not go through juvenile tangle of shoots.
Larger leaves are more densely packed on stem. Tolerant of windy and dry positions.
Grows 5mx3m ...more
Kowhai (Sophora Tetraptera)
Small tree with slender graceful habit. Bear golden yellow flowers. Grows 4mx3m.
New Zealand Puka (Meryta Sinclairii)
Ideal tropical specimen. Large leathery leaves. Suits coastal areas.Grows 4mx3m.
NZ Kauri (Agathis Australis)
Slow growing slender pyramidal shape. Tolerates wind.Native. Grows to 6mx2m
Coastal, flowers, dark crimson to purple, very hardy.Grows 3mx2m.
Pittosporum Eugenoides - Lemonwood
Fast grower. Good for blocking effect. Crushed green leaves smell lemony.Grows 5mx3m. ...more
Pittosporum Tenuifolium - Kohuhu
Small green leaves, good for hedging.
Evergreen 5 x 3m ...more
Pittosporum Tenuifolium Mountain Green
Lovely compact growth habit. Foliage is small rounded fresh green leaves.Grows 2.5mx2m.
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros Excelsa)
Slow growing. Leathery green leaf, gray underleaf. Red flowers. Suits coastal areas.Native.
Pohutukawa Maori Princess
One of the best pohutukawas for a specimen tree.
Straight trunk, flowers reliably each year with dark crimson red flowers.
Birds love them, great for hedge, foliage
Tolerates wind and sun
Smaller growing pohutukawa with orange red flowers. Grows 3-4 x 3m ...more
Pseudopanax Gecko Gold
Erect, neat variegated sport of 'Cyril Watson'.
Glossy rounded leaves have heavy splashes of bright yellow. A hardy shrub that provides colour and will happily grow in large pots.
2m x 1m ...more
Small spreading tree. Northern coastal. Hardy- tolerates wind, salt, dry spells. Attractive lush foliage year round, with bright green new growth. Small black seeds attract small birds. Excellent species for tough dry sandy conditions. 3-5m x 2m ...more
Puriri (Vitex Lucens)
Dark glossy green leaves. Tolerant of wind and coastal areas.Grows 6mx5m. ...more
Slow growing graceful native tree.Grows 6mx3m.
Spreading tree with a black trunk, new growth is pink. Mature leaves deep green. Grows to 7mx4m.
Small pointed leaves are dull bronzy green. Slow growing, but a hardy tree.
Totara - Golden
Graceful branches covered in small golden yellow pointed leaves. Slow growing.Grows 5mx3m.
Totara - Matapouri Blue
Steely blue-grey leaves are a feature of this totara selection. Slow growing and smaller in stature, making it ideal for the smaller garden. Can be clipped into any shape and size. Ideal as a smaller screen. 3m Slow growth ...more