New Zealand Native Plants
Often native plants are the best hardy shelter and pioneer species as they are used to the conditions. We supply PB2 grades at $5, and some larger grades of architectural and interesting hardy native specimens at $10. Wholesale lots of 12 PB2s can be couriered nationwide for $18, including to RD addresses.
Nikau palms Stylish native palms, best in part shade, give a great subtropical native coastal jungle feeling. West Coast seed grown. Hardy to -5C under shade. Slow growing but beautiful. Current special Five 30 cm+ frond nikau palms in PB2, $50 per 5. Good fronds and roots. Grown in our nursery from seed as we do not pull up palms from the wild.
Pittosporum colensoi Matipo, hardy shelter with night scented
flowers. In tubes, small bulk planting grade, 20-30cm, $65 for 20. Also when available PB2 30-50cm, $5 each.
Schefflera digitata - "Seven Finger" or "Pate". Hardy fast growing native foliage plant, Looks tropical, but is hardy to frost. Grows into small tree with fragrant flower bracts, good architectural structure. Five for $50
Other locally eco-sourced native trees available in PB2 grades: ready to plant:
Mingimingi, karamu, mahoe, totara, kahikatea, broadleaf, for shelter, as available
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