NZ's iconic native conifer. Slow growing but well worth the wait for the tree to mature into its stately form. When juvenile the foliage tends to have copper bronze tones but as the tree ages green is the more dominant colour. One to plant for your grand children! Est.10yr.growth.
Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 2.5m
Outstanding NZ native that forms a handsome spreading tree. Large, glossy, light green dissected foliage. Sprays of rusty red woolly flowers appear in summer followed by scarlet berries with jet black seeds. Will grow in quite exposed conditions but protect from harsh frost. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Brown Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 7m x 4m
An attractive small tree with a very different juvenile and adult form. Its soft leaves are a mid to light green with a mottled marbling, becoming larger, thicker and glossier when older. Small, star-like, white, flowers late spring to early summer followed by black berries mid-summer to mid-autumn.
Flower Colour: White Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 5m x 0m
This NZ native can reach over 60m when fully mature but that takes quite some time, our height is for 10 year growth. Juvenile trees have fine drooping bronze 'needles' which eventually change to a green, more a flattened leaf. Produces berries which are loved by birds. Evergreen.
A good red flowering hybrid variety selected for its flowering at an early age at Christmas time. Plant in a sunny well drained but moist garden. Will not withstand hard
frosts or valley floors.
Flower Colour: Red Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 3m
Native. Commonly known as Coastal Kowhai which immediately gives you a clue to this plants natural habitat i.e. coastal forests. Dark green foliage and bright yellow, fragrant flowers from late winter to spring. Will grow in sun or part shade. Semi-evergreen.
This form of Kowhai should be evergreen but occasionally when the weather is extreme it may drop some foliage.
Flower Colour: Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 4m
New stock expected early October, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $29.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.
The floral emblem of NZ and loved by Tuis and gardeners alike. The native name Kowhai means yellow and represents the pendulous racemes of nectar filled yellow flowers that appear in spring. Dainty small fern like foliage. Easy to grow in a sunny position. Semi - evergreen.
Flower Colour: Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 5m x 3m
Current Stock Height: 100cm
Container: 5l ?
New stock expected Beginning of October, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $29.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.
New stock expected Middle of October, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $19.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.
Chilean Kowhai. A very close relation of our native Kowhai this gorgeous tree from Chile is a multi-award winner. The dark green glossy fern like foliage is decorated with fat waxy bells of golden yellow in spring. The flowers are full of nectar that birds love. Evergreen. PVR 2453.
Plant your 'Sun King' in a sunny well drained spot and if possible protect from really harsh frost. This lovely tree will bring a graceful look to any planting scheme. Perhaps proof that NZ was once part of Gondwanaland.
Flower Colour: Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 3m