Woodleigh Native Plants
Woodleigh Native Plants
All prices inclusive GST
Native shrubs and smaller growing trees for landscaping, shelter and re-vegetation: $6 – $8 inc GST unless otherwise priced. Discount available for 10+ plants / species.
- Agathis australis – Kauri $12
Alectryon excelsa – Titoki – a handsome spreading tree, common in coastal and lowland North Island forests. 10m
- Anemanthele lessoniana – Gossamer grass – Forms a large fine-leaved tussock with feathery flower heads. 1m
- 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. $10
- Aristotelia serrata – Wineberry / Makomako – fast-growing small tree, great revegetation plant. Berries. 8m
- Arthropodium candidum – Small renga lily – Green / bronze foliage with masses of delicate white flowers from spring to summer. Deciduous. $10
- 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
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+ Blechnum discolor – Crown fern – A native fern from dry lowland forest. Forms a short woody trunk upto 30cm. Attractive groundcover for shady places. $10 Blechnum penna-marina – Native fern. Low-growing, hardy ground cover. Creeping rhizomes, fairly fast growing. Sun and cold hardy. 20cm Carpodetus serrata – Marble leaf / Putaputaweta Chinochloa rubra – Red tussock – The best of the big grasses. Looks fantastic shimmering in the sun / wind. Tolerant of both dry & wet conditions. 1m. Collospermum hastatum – Kahakaha – A nest epiphyte commonly found in tree canopies in coastal and lowland areas, however will also grow in well drained situations such as at the base of a tree or in a retaining wall . A striking plant, forming a clump 1 – 1.5m diameter. Autumn flowering. 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
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 $14
- Dacrycarpus dacrydioides – Kahikatea – a common, tall growing conifer tree. Does not mind growing in swampy sites. Fruit poplar with birds. 50m.
- Dodonaea viscosa Purpurea – Akeake – small tree or large shrub. Coastal and wind hardy. 5m
- Dysoxylum spectabile – Kohekohe – A tropical looking tree, common in warmer coastal areas. Large leathery leaves, flowers produced on the trunks and branches. 15m. $10
- Elatostema rugosum – Parataniwha / NZ Begonia – A native, herbaceous groundcover for damp, shaded areas. Bronze-green leaves. Sun and shade tolerant. 50cm. $9
Fuchsia excorticata – NZ fuchsia / Kotukutuku – considered the world’s largest fuchsia. A native NZ tree growing to approx 15m tall, deciduous. Flowers change from greenish-yellow to purple and red, appear from August to December and are popular with our native birds. Commonly grows long streamsides, and rivers.
- Griselinia littoralis – Broadleaf – Glossy green leaves, popular hedging plant. Coastal and wind hardy. 5m
- Griselinia lucida – Puka – a tropical looking small tree / large shrub with thick, oval, glossy green leaves. Grows naturally as an epiphyte in coastal and lowland forest. 5m. $25 (strong bushy plants in 10 litre pots)
- Hedycarya arborea – Pigeonwood / Porokaiwhiri – A small forest tree with attractive glossy, dark green leaves. The orange-red berries are a favourite of the native wood pigeon (kereru). 15m $9
- Hoheria angustipetala – Narrow leaved lacebark
- Hoheria sextylosa – Long-leaf lacebark – Vigorous, fast growing; leaves are longer and narrower, with a more drooping form than H.populnea. White scented flowers.
Knightia excelsa – Rewarewa / NZ Honeysuckle – A tall structural tree. Both the flowers and fruit popular with bees and native birds. Attractive red protea flowers. Libertia ixioides – NZ Iris / Mikoikoi – A perennial with lovely white iris-like flowers late spring. Clumping form. Bronze / orange coloured strappy leaves. 40cm 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.
- Melicope ternata – Wharangi
- Melicytus ramiflorus – Mahoe / whiteywood – a small tree, very common in lowland forests. Flowers and fruit are a valuable food source for birds and bees. 10m
Meryta sinclairii – Puka – A tropical looking small tree growing upto 8m tall. Leaves are large, glossy, thick and leathery. Occurs naturally on the Three Kings Islands, suitable for warmer parts of New Zealand. Myrsine australis – Mapou – Large growing shrub with black berries, popular with birds. Good bush margin / revegetation plant.
- Nestegis lanceolata – White marie – an attractive specimen tree with dark green leaves, tidy form, and berries that are enjoyed by our native birds. 15m. $10
- 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.
- Phormium tenax – NZ flax / Harakeke – tall, erect strap-like leaves upto 2m in length, forms a large clump. Flowers on tall spikes, loved by tui, kereru, and other native birds. Wind, drought, cold hardy.
- Phormium Green Dwarf (Emerald Gem) – a tidy compact growing flax with glossy green leaves. The spring flowers are loved by Tui. 1m.
- Pittosporum crassifolium – Karo – Wind and coastal hardy small tree with thick green leaves. 6m
- Pittosporum eugenioides – Lemonwood / Tarata – Fast growing small tree, with pale green / yellow, lemon scented leaves. Good shelter, or revege plant. Cold hardy. 10m
- 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. As a young tree it has small leaves and a divaricating habit, as it matures the leaves become birch-like. Hardy to wind and cold. 10m
- 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. $10
- Prumnopitys taxifolia – Matai $10
Pseudopanax arboreus – Five finger / Puahou – Hardy, fast growing. and broad spreading. 5m
- Pseudopanax lessonii – Five finger – glossy leaves of various leaf shapes and colours.
- 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. $20
- Rhopalostylis sapida – Nikau – NZ’s only native palm tree. 10m $15 & 25
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.
- Weinmannia racemosa – Kamahi – A medium sized tree, common in the lowland, montane and sub-alpine regions from Central North Island to Stewart Island. Creamy-white flowers in summer, favourite of the bees. Fairly slow growing. 15m+. $10
- 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. $10
Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
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