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Prunus lusitanica - Hedging (POT grown))

Portuguese laurel - Hedging Ht 8-12m

Broadly spreading, evergreen. Dark green shiny leaves 6-12cm long. Twigs red. Small white flowers on 25cm spreading racemes. Red to black cherries in Feb/Mar. Good screening tree and popular hedging plant. Cold hardy, tolerates lime. PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS: Handle promptly on arrival DO NOT let the roots dry out. If potting, press the potting medium firmly around each plant. Water after potting and regularly for 10 days. especially during dry windy weather. Put under shadecloth if possible. If planting in the open, really firm the soil around each plant using your heel, then water fairly regularly until established. HEDGE spacing 60-90cm

Picture name: 
PRULAU
Species id: 
6591
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • Evergreen
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Edible fruits and seeds
  • Shelter
  • Container Grown
  • Hedging
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Cordyline australis (POT grown)

Ti Kouka or Cabbage Tree

Single stem initially, then branched with strap-like leaves, evergreen. Tolerates a wide range of sites, including coastal and swampy sites. Our selection is from a cold inland Canterbury site.

Picture name: 
CORAUS
Species id: 
5413
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Attractive autumn colours - yellow
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $6.20
    $3.80
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Pseudopanax crassifolius (PLUG grown)

Lancewood Ht 10-15m

Broadly spreading as an adult tree, evergreen. Unique juvenile form - lance-like stem 4.5-6m with downward pointing stiff narrow leaves. Adult form and leaves change completely. Shade tolerant.

Picture name: 
PSECRA
Species id: 
3346
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Tolerates shade
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $6.20
    $3.80
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Melicytus ramiflorus (PLUG grown)

Mahoe or whiteywood Ht 6-10m

NZ native. Broadly spreading, evergreen. Lanceolate leaves, tiny flowers on the branches followed by small violet-blue berries. Bark is grey-white. Tolerates shade and dryness.

Picture name: 
ACEPAS
Species id: 
3139
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • NZ native
  • Deciduous
  • Tolerates shade
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $5.00
    $3.35
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Elaeocarpus hookerianus (POT grown)

Pokaka Ht 12-15m

Evergreen trees in higher altitude forests. Juvenile foliage persists many years, changing to different adult form. Small pendant whiteflowers followed by dark purplish shiny fruits eaten by birds.

Picture name: 
ACEGLD
Species id: 
2947
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Medium tree
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attracts bees
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $5.00
    $3.35
  • 20-40cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Quercus pyrenaica (PLUG grown)

Pyrenean (Spanish) oak Ht 15-20m

Broadly spreading, deciduous. Shoots and underside of leaves yellow tomentose. Produces acorns and should suit drier parts of NZ and grows well in Northland.

Picture name: 
QUECAN
Species id: 
3437
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Medium tree
  • Deciduous
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive autumn colours - brown
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Timber
  • Container Grown
  • Tolerates pumice soils
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Quercus alba (POT grown)

American white oak Ht 30m

Broadly columnar, deciduous. Famous for its quality timber and large size in America. NZ produced 1 year seedlings are still small compared to other oaks. They show signs of producing red autumn colours. Much in demand and rarely available.

Picture name: 
QUEIMB
Species id: 
3372
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Large tree
  • Deciduous
  • Attractive autumn colours - red
  • Attractive autumn colours - brown
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Timber
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Quercus falcata

Southern red oak Ht 25-30m

Large deciduous important commercial timber tree in S.E. USA. Growing on dry acidic and nutrient poor soils. Cold hardy, heat tolerant. Branch wood high calorific value for fuel. Reddish-brown autumn colour later than other oaks.

Picture name: 
QUEIMB
Species id: 
7805
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Large tree
  • Deciduous
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Attractive autumn colours - red
  • Attractive to birds
  • Timber
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $7.00
    $3.75
  • 40-60cm

    $7.90
    $4.50
  • 60-90cm

    $9.40
    $5.80
  • 90-120cm

    $12.25
    $6.80
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $15.00
    $8.50
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Quercus variabilis

Chinese cork oak Ht 20-25m

Broadly spreading, deciduous. Narrow light green. Tolerates dry conditions near Gisborne. Bark is corky. Rare in NZ - try some.

Picture name: 
QUEIMB
Species id: 
3449
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Large tree
  • Deciduous
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive autumn colours - brown
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Timber
  • Erosion control
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $7.00
    $3.75
  • 40-60cm

    $7.90
    $4.50
  • 60-90cm

    $9.40
    $5.80
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Quercus rubra

Red oak Ht 25-30m

Central & E USA. Broadly spreading, deciduous. Large lobed leaves red and brown in autumn. More cold hardy than Quercus coccinea. Acorns bitter not favoured by ducks. Grown for timber in Europe tolerating air pollution. Seedlings shade tolerant.

Picture name: 
QUERUB
Species id: 
3442
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Large tree
  • Deciduous
  • Tolerates shade
  • Attractive autumn colours - red
  • Attractive autumn colours - brown
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Timber
  • Erosion control
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 40-60cm

    $8.00
    $5.25
  • 60-90cm

    $9.50
    $6.25
  • 90-120cm

    $12.50
    $7.25
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

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