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Alectryon grandis Three Kings Island Titoki

Attractive coastal tree, much larger leaf than our mainland titoki, produces masses of red berries.

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

One of our best known and distinctive trees found throughout the country.

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Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

Similar to C. australis but not so tall, the foliage is purple/bronze.

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Cordyline obtecta Three Knigs Island Cabbage tree

Found only on the Three Kings, has broader leaves and much stouter habit than C. australis.

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Corynocarpus laevigatus Karaka

Handsome canopy tree found coastal areas throughout Northland.

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Dodonaea viscosa Akeake

Small coastal tree found from North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

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Elingamita johnsonii Three Kings Island

Attractive large sub-tropical like foliage, found only on the Three Kings Islands.

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Entela arborescens Whau

Small tree found from Three Kings Islands to Bay of Plenty. Extremely light wood.

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Griselinia littoralis Broadleaf.

Found throughout NZ. Commonly used for hedging.

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Hoheria populnea Lacebark, houhere.

Graceful tree, foliage has attractive purplish undersides.

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Kunzea ericoides Kanuka

Found throughout NZ. Kanuka leaves are much softer to touch than the Manuka.

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Leptospermum scoparium Manuka, tea tree

Extremely common found throughout NZ. Prolific white flowers produced for many months from spring much loved by bees.

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Melicope ternata Wharangi

Found coastal areas, small tree with highly fragrant flowers.

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Melicytus ramiflorus Whiteywood, mahoe

One of our most common trees found in scrub throughout NZ. Distinctive grey/white bark.

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Metrosideros bartlettii Cape Reinga

White flowering large tree of up to 8m in height.

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Metrosideros excelsa Pohutukawa, New Zealand Christmas tree.

A tree of coastal areas, flowers of different shades of reds smoother the tree through early summer.

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Metrosideros excelsa 'Vibrance' Selected form with brilliant red flowers

Bright scarlet flowers with iridescent orange glow.

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Metrosideros robusta Northern rata found throughout the North Island.

Begins life as an epiphyte in the branches of a host tree. Slow growings and can take several years before flowering.

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Myoporum laetum Ngaio. Found in coastal areas throughout North and South Island

Excellent tree for coastal situations with attractive small white flowers. Ngaio are poisonous to stock.

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Myrsine australis Mapou, matipo. Found forests margins throughout New Zealand.

Small tree with attractive red stems, grows approx 3m high and is very hardy.