Woodleigh Native Plants
Woodleigh Native Plants
All prices inclusive GST
Native shrubs and smaller growing trees for shelter and re-vegetation: PB3 – $5, PB5 – $7
Aristotelia serrata – Wineberry / Makomako – fast-growing small tree, great revegetation plant. Berries. 8m – Sold Out Coprosma grandifolia – Kanono – Large leaved coprosma. Shade tolerant, a great understorey plant. Big orange berries. – Available autumn Cordyline australis – Cabbage Tree – Structural, iconic NZ plant. Tough green flax-like leaves, masses of small, white, scented flowers, berries. Wind and coastal hardy. 8m – Available autumn
- Corynocarpus laevigatus – Karaka – Coastal, wind hardy tree. Large glossy green leaves, orange fruit. 12m
- Cyathea dealbata – Silver fern – The NZ silver fern. Green fronds with a silver coloured reverse. Easy to grow. Likes drier soils, either full sun or part shade. 8m
Dodonaea viscosa – Akeake – small tree or large shrub. Coastal and wind hardy. 5m – Available autumn
- Griselinia littoralis – Broadleaf – Glossy green leaves, popular hedging plant. Coastal and wind hardy. 5m
- Hedycarya arborea – Pigeonwood / Porokaiwhiri –
Hoheria sextylosa – Long-leaf lacebark – Vigorous, fast growing; leaves are longer and narrower, with a more drooping form than H.populnea. White scented flowers. – Sold Out Kunzea ericoides – Kanuka – Small aromatic leaves, large growing shrub or small tree with open growth form. Cold tolerant. 8m – Available autumn Leptospermum scoparium – Tea Tree / Manuka – Small aromatic leaves, masses of small white flowers, great for bees. Wet and cold tolerant, fast growing. 4m – Available autumn Melicytus ramiflorus – Mahoe – Available autumn
- Myrsine australis – Mapou – Large growing shrub with black berries, popular with birds. Good bush margin / revegetation plant.
Phormium cookianum – Mountain flax / wharariki – Glossy green strap-like leaves, with drooping form. Spikes of nectar filled flowers loved by tui and kereru. Wind and drought hardy. – Available autumn Pittosporum crassifolium – Karo – Wind and coastal hardy small tree with thick green leaves. 6m – Available autumn Pittosporum eugenioides – Lemonwood / Tarata – Fast growing small tree, with pale green / yellow, lemon scented leaves. Good shelter, or revege plant. Cold hardy. 10m – Available autumn
- Pittosporum tenuifolium – Kohuhu – Fast growing small tree with small wavy green leaves. Common shelter plant. 6m
Plagianthus regius – Ribbonwood / Manatu – Semi-deciduous, upright growing small tree. Divaricating growth form with small leaves when young. Hardy to wind and cold. 10m – Available autumn
- Pseudowintera colorata – Mountain horopito – an attractive shrub with colourful red and yellow leaves. Leaves taste peppery. Cold hardy. 2m
Pseudopanax arboreus – Five finger / Puahou – Hardy, fast growing. and broad spreading. 5m – Available autumn Pseudopanax lessonii hybrids – Five finger – glossy leaves of various leaf shapes and colours. – Sold Out
Native plants for landscaping – $10
- Anemanthele lessoniana – Gossamer grass – Forms a large fine-leaved tussock with feathery flower heads. 1m
- Arthropodium Matapouri Bay – Rengarenga Lily – A popular, reliable form with broad, arching, blue-green leaves. Masses of star-like white flowers appear from late spring. 0.5m
- Asplenium bulbiferum – Hen & chicken fern – Popular as an indoor plant or outdoors in a shady location. The finely cut, fresh green fronds create a sub-tropical look. Forms a fantastic groundcover. 1m.
- Chinochloa rubra – Red tussock – The best of the big grasses. Looks fantastic shimmering in the sun / wind. Tolerant of both dry & wet conditions. 1m
Libertia ixioides – NZ Iris / Mikoikoi – A perennial with lovely white iris-like flowers late spring. Clumping form. Bronze / orange coloured strappy leaves. 40cm – Sold Out
Larger grade trees and other specialties – grown in various grades, prices vary. Please contact me for price and availability.
Alectryon excelsa – Titoki – a handsome spreading tree, common in coastal and lowland North Island forests. 10m – Sold Out
- Beilschmedia tawa – Tawa – the dominant canopy tree of lowland forest throughout much of the North Island and the NE of the South Island. A popular food source for the kereru. 30m+
- Dacrycarpus dacrydioides – Kahikatea – a common, tall growing conifer tree. Does not mind growing in swampy sites. Fruit poplar with birds. 50m.
- Dysoxylum spectabile – Kohekohe – A tropical looking tree, common in warmer coastal areas. Large leathery leaves, flowers produced on the trunks and branches. 15m.
- Knightia excelsa – Rewarewa / NZ Honeysuckle – A tall structural tree. Both the flowers and fruit popular with bees and native birds. Attractive red protea flowers.
- Laurelia novae-zelandiae – Pukatea – a tree commonly found growing in wet places. Shiny dark green leaves. Reminds me of a ‘Dr Seuss’ type tree. 35m.
- Metrosideros excelsa – Pohutukawa – NZ christmas tree. Brilliant display of crimson flowers at Christmas. A tall spreading tree; wind and coastal tolerant. 10+m
- Nestegis lanceolata – White marie – an attractive specimen tree with dark green leaves, tidy form, and berries that are enjoyed by our native birds. 15m
- Ptisana salicina – King Fern – The impressive native King fern. With its bold glossy green fronds, and grand stature, it makes a real statement in the garden.
- Podocarpus totara – Totara – iconic tall growing tree. Fairly slow growing, hardy with prickly green leaves. 30m
- Prumnopitys ferruginea – Miro – One of our native conifer trees. It forms a lovely specimen, with tidy, ferny green foliage. Slow growing. The red berry-like fruits are favoured by the kereru.
- Rhopalostylis sapida – Nikau – NZ’s only native palm tree. 10m
- Syzygium maire – Swamp maire / Maire Tawake – A native tree once common in wetlands and swamps through out New Zealand. Evergreen. White pohutukawa like flowers followed by bright red edible berries, great for both bees and birds. 10m
- Vitex lucens – Puriri – Large spreading canopy tree with glossy green leaves, pink flowers and red fruits. A valuable source of food for birds throughout the year.
Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
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