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Agathis australis
Kauri
Athough the kauri eventually grows to an immense height, slow growth and pyramidal shape makes it a suitable specimen for the larger garden. Plant in sun or shade. Protect from frosts and wind while young.

Full sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Alectryon excelsus
Titoki
This handsome tree has glossy light green leaves and a spreading habit which make it a good shade tree. Ornamental fruits. Sun or shade. Young trees can be damaged by heavy frosts

Full sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Aristotelia serrata
Wineberry / Makomako
A quick growing small tree easy to establish. Birds love the fruits. Useful as a nurse plant and for background planting. Panicles of rose flowers in spring followed by berries. Semi-deciduous in cool areas.

Full sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Ascarina lucida
Hutu
A small tree with glossy toothed leaves and contrasting dark branchlets. Prefers a moist, cool situation. Can be clipped

Filtered sun Full shade Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Requires protection from wind - symbol key

Beilschmedia taraire
Taraire
An excellent specimen tree for Northern districts. Large glossy dark green leaves. Purple plum-like berries are sought after by pigeons in autumn. Frost tender when young. Excellent shade and shelter tree.

Full sun Filtered sun Prefers warmth and frost free Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Beilschmedia tawa
Tawa
A large spreading tree with willow-like foliage. The black fruits ripen in autumn and are a favourite native pigeon food. Slow growing. Prefers a moist, sheltered situation.

Filtered sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Requires protection from wind - symbol key

Caldcluvia rosifolia (Ackama)
Makamaka
One of our most beautiful small trees. The foliage is most attractive with rosy pink undersides showing in the wind. Bunches of creamy flowers in spring are followed by red seed capsules. Grows well in a pot inside where light is good. Frost tender in moderate frosts. Fast growing, suitable as a specimen and as a standard. Also known as Ackama.

Full sun Filtered sun Frost tolerant Requires protection from wind - symbol key

Carmichaelia stevensonii
Tree Broom
Our largest tree broom. Weeping form. Bears large bunched of mauve flowers. Attractive banded trunk. Tolerates very dry conditions.

Full sun Frost hardy Dry & free draining soil - symbol key

Coprosma lucida
Karamu
A small tree with thick glossy dark green leaves and red berries. Grows well in shade or sun. Plant for birds

Full sun Filtered sun Full shade Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Coprosma robusta
Karamu
A rapidly growing small tree particularly suitable for providing shelter for other slower growing species and for soil stabilisation. Produces an abundance of red berries in late summer making a very attractive display and is enjoyed by birds. Shade or sun

Full sun Filtered sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions - symbol key


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