Catalogue

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Cupressus torulosa

Himalayan cypress  -  S4 treatment

Ashburton Strain - Farm Forestry seedlot. A fast growing and very hardy species which is known for its canker resistance. The species is wind hardy and demonstrates reasonable drought tolerance. The wood is scented, hard and durable.

$25.00 per 25 gm

Gleditsia triacanthos inermis

Thornless honey locust  -  HW treatment

Does not bear spines. A good specimen tree for hot, dry districts.

$25.00 per 25 gm

Grevillea robusta

Silky oak  -  S4 treatment

Large tree with handsome, fern-like leaves. A blaze of rich, golden orange blossoms are produced in early summer.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Blue Jacaranda  -  WS treatment

Medium sized tree. Spectacular when covered with large bunches of mauve, pea-like flowers.

$25.00 per 25 gm

Lagunaria patersonii

Norfolk Island hibiscus  -  DS treatment

Evergreen tree with attractive foliage and pinkish flowers shaped like miniature hibiscus. Good coastal tree.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Larix decidua

European larch  -  S4 treatment

A moderately fast growing tree. Light green foliage turns golden brown in autumn before falling. Suited to most sheltered, inland sites. Seed stand collection.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Larix kaempferi

Japanese larch  -  S4 treatment

Tree with conic crown and blue-green leaves. Red coloured new branches. Fast growing.

$45.00 per 25 gm

Laurus nobilis

Bay tree  -  DS treatment

The sweet bay or laurel tree. Useful as a hedge or as a trained specimen. Aromatic, shiny leaves have culinary uses.

$25.00 per 25 gm

Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet gum  -  S4 treatment

Grows to 20m. Hardy, deciduous tree with maple-like leaves and brilliant autumn foliage.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn redwood  -  DS treatment

Strong growing, deciduous conifer producing bright green, frond-like leaves that turn rich, tinted gold in autumn.

$50.00 per 25 gm

Paulownia tomentosa

Foxglove tree  -  S4 treatment

Umbrella tree. A large fast growing deciduous tree with lilac blue flowers in spring.

$25.00 per 25 gm

Thuja plicata

Western red cedar  -  S4 treatment

Evergreen conifer. Well furnished, wind resistant shelter tree producing light, strong, durable timber.

$35.00 per 25 gm

Acaena inermis purpurea

Acacia  -  S4-8 treatment

Excellent, fast growing ground cover. Good tight habit. Very attractive in rock gardens.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Agathis australis

Kauri  -  WS treatment

Stately tree having considerable beauty for ornamental plantings. Bronzy green foliage and business-like growth habit: straight trunk and symmetrical side branches.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Alectryon excelsus

Titoki  -  DS treatment

Spreading tree with glossy green foliage. Tiny fragrant flowers. Open seed capsules reveal a glossy black seed set in bright scarlet flesh. A popular garden specimen and a good street tree.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Anemanthele lessoniana

Gossamer grass  -  S8 treatment

Very graceful tussock form grass up to 1m in height. A profusion of arching, feathery flower plumes buries plants under a rosy hued cloud.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Aristotelia serrata

Wineberry, makomako  -  S3 treatment

Quick growing, graceful, small tree to 8m. Deciduous, toothed, ovate leaves and showy panicles of pink, crimped-petalled flowers in spring. Deep red berries on females.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Arthropodium cirratum

Reinga or rock lily  -  S4 treatment

var. Matapouri Bay. Most adaptable and appealing perennial plant with strap-like leaves up to 60cm. Graceful, arching 1m flower stems bear panicles of white starry flowers from early to mid summer. Great for mass plantings or groundcover under trees.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Astelia chathamica

Silver spear  -  S4 treatment

Tall, spear-like leaves with metallic tones and strong architectural form make this New Zealand's most striking astelia. Grows to about 1m tall and can spread to form a clump nearly twice as wide.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Astelia fragrans

Kakaha, bush flax  -  S4 treatment

Broad, stiffly arching, green leaves up to 2m long are overlaid with a silvery sheen and often have reddish ribs.

$20.00 per 10gm

Carex buchananii

Coastal sedge  -  S4 treatment

Erect, russet tussock to 50cm with graceful, arching seed heads Jan-March. The fine leaf tips are blonde and curled, adding to the plant's distinctive appearance. Good filler or groundcover.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex comans

Bronze common sedge  -  S4 treatment

var. Bronze. Mop shaped tussock to 30cm tall and 1m wide, younger leaves have distinctly pinkish colour. Very effective, fast growing groundcover, especially mixed with blue-grey grasses and silver leaved plants.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex comans

Frosted curls  -  S4 treatment

var. frosted curls. Very popular sedge that has the palest of green or straw-coloured foliage with curling blonde leaf tips. The leaves spread and swirl softly in low mounds. Fast growing, effective groundcover, 30cm tall and 1m wide.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex flagellifera

Trip me up  -  S4 treatment

Graceful, arching foliage ranging from shiny green to bronze and brownish shades. Grows to about 50cm tall. Seed heads ideal for dried-flower arrangements. Good contrast species for mixed plantings.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex geminata

Cutty grass  -  S4 treatment

Green leaves up to 1.2 m long. Wetland plant.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex secta

Pukio  -  S4 treatment

Large tussock up to 1.5m tall with weeping, yellowish green leaves. Good screen or filler, especially in wet ground.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Carex solandri

Forest sedge, Solander's sedge  -  S4 treatment

Green or orange-green tussock. Leaves and culms drooping. Pendulous dark seed spikes on slender stalks Jan-April. Grows to 60cm or more. Good for growing under trees.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex testacea

Tataki  -  S4 treatment

Dense, light green, fine leaved tussock with brownish to orange-green tips. Grows 50-60cm tall and flowering stems eventually elongate across the ground. Excellent ground cover or filler. Best foliage colouring is produced in full sun.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Carex trifida

Mutton bird sedge  -  S4 treatment

Handsome, robust tussock to 1m tall with 2cm wide leaves, green above, bluish below. Attractive, dense spikes of brown seeds.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Carex virgata

Swamp sedge  -  S4 treatment

Handsome bright green tussock with arching foliage to 1.2m. Closely related to C. secta. Useful species for waterside planting and very damp soils but will also grow on dry sites, in sun or semi-shade.

$20.00 per 10 gm