kauri-crop

Agathis australis Kauri

Forest giant. Distribution throughout Northland to Bay of Plenty

20151022 131747

Alectryon excelsus Titoki

Attractive tree found lowland forest North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

10

Alectryon grandis Three Kings Island Titoki

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

taraireresize

Beilschmiedia tarairi Tarairi

Large forest tree most common to the northern half of North island.

Ackama rosifolia  Makamaka.-004

Caldicluvia rosifolia Makamaka

Northland tree, attractive spreading garden specimen.

cordyline-australis-min

Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

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

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

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

Cordyline obtecta Three Knigs Island Cabbage tree

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

cornocarpus-laevigatus-smaller-2-min

Corynocarpus laevigatus Karaka

Handsome canopy tree found coastal areas throughout Northland.

dacrycarpus-dacryclioides1

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Kahikatea, white pine.

Found both North and South Island in damp swampy areas.

dacrydium-cuppressinum.JPG1

Dacrydium cupressinum Rimu, red pine.

Our most distinctive canopy tree found throughout NZ.

dodonea-viscosa1

Dodonaea viscosa Akeake

Small coastal tree found from North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

Dysoxlum-spectabilie1

Dysoxylum spectabile Kohekohe

Coastal tree found North Cape to Nelson. Kohekohe flowers are an important and favoured source of floral nectar for Tui and Bellbird.

2015-11-20-14.30.10

Elingamita johnsonii Three Kings Island

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

entelea-arborescens1

Entela arborescens Whau

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

Fuchsia excorticata Kotukutuku, tree fuchsia.

Attractive dark purple/red flowers through spring. The largest growing fuchsia in the world, found throughout NZ.

grisilinia-littoralis1

Griselinia littoralis Broadleaf.

Found throughout NZ. Commonly used for hedging.

griselinia-lucida1

Griselinia lucida Puka, akapuka

Found forests and coastal areas of NZ. Commonly used as hedging.

Hedycarya arborea Pigeonwood

Found throughout North Island and as far south as Banks Peninsula.

hoheria-populnea1

Hoheria populnea Lacebark, houhere.

Graceful tree, foliage has attractive purplish undersides.