Trees

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Copper Beech. Dark purple leaves on a fairly slow growing tree that is also excellent for hedging. Prefers alkaline soils but is generally very tolerant. Height = 25m Width = 15m

- Deciduous - Hardy - Formal hedging - Purple foliage

Price 10ltr bag = $35

Fuscospora fusca

Fuscospora fusca

Syn. Nothofagus fusca. Red Beech. Handsome specimen and timber tree. Young trees have bright-red foliage during winter. Rapid early growth. Strong durable red timber. Clips well to a tall formal hedge. Suits a cool, moist, sheltered site with deep, well-drained soil. Height = 30m Width = 5m

NZ Native - Hardy - Evergreen - Shelter

Price 3ltr pot $10

10ltr bag = $25

Kunzea ericoides

Kunzea ericoides

Kanuka. Small tree with small, narrow, scented leaves. Attractive loose papery bark. Showy white flowers. Manuka blight resistant. Moderately frost tolerant. Height = 10m Width = 3m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Full sun - Attractive to Bees - Regeneration - Dry exposed sites

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

Laurus noblis

Laurus noblis

Bay Tree. The glossy green, aromatic foliage of this shrub is used as an edible herb. Fragrant yellow flowers in spring are followed by small black fruit. Height = 8m Width = 3m

Topiary - Evergreen - Scented

Price 10ltr bags (topiary or pillar) = $65

Magnolia 'Little Gem'

Magnolia 'Little Gem'

Small evergreen tree. Makes a great specimen tree. Can be trimmed up as a singe leader, or leave bushy as more of a screening option. Glossy green leaves with warm bronze felting underneath. Height = 4m Width = 3m

- Evergreen - Hardy - White Flowers - Full sun

Price 10ltr bag = $35

Metrosiderous x 'Maungapiko'

Metrosiderous x 'Maungapiko'

A cross between southern rata and pohutukawa that incorporates the frost tolerance of the former with the large profuse flowers of the latter. These are cutting-grown plants so flower immediately. Height = 15m Width = 3m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Semi hardy

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Podocarpus totara

Podocarpus totara

Totara. Attractive specimen and timber tree. Produces very durable timber. Will grow in a wide range of sites including very exposed and partially shaded. Produces a dense clipped hedge. Fantastic durable timber. Fruit from March-May attracts birds. Nectar from October-December attracts bees, Frost tender when young. Height = 15m Width = 8m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Full sun - Exposed site

Price 10ltr bag = $25

Pseudopanax arboreus

Pseudopanax arboreus

NZ Five Finger. Small, round-headed tree with smooth, dark five-fingered green leaflets. Conspicuous purple-black fruit from February-March is attractive to birds and bees. Tolerates wind however does best under a shady canopy. Height = 6m Width = 3.5m

- NZ Native - Shade tolerant - Evergreen

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

Pseudopanax crassifolius

Pseudopanax crassifolius

Lancewood. round-headed tree with straight, clean trunk when mature. Long upright juvenile phase with long descending dark-green leaves gives an architectural look to even the smallest of spaces. Attractive to birds and bees. Frost tender when young. Height = 12m Width = 3m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Wind resistant - Feature plant - Shade tolerant

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

10ltr bag = $25

Pseudopanax crusdaer

Pseudopanax crusdaer

NZ native with unusual foliage form. Upright habit, ideal for narrow gardens. Hardy to most soild & climatic conditions. Prune for shape if needed. Height = 3m Width = 0.5m

- NZ Native - Hardy - Evergreen - Full sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Sophora microphylla

Sophora microphylla

South Island Kowhai. Small leguminous tree with attractive fern-like foliage. Tangled juvenile stage leads to a stately adult tree. Flowers profusely from September -November. Nectar is very attractive to birds, but can be toxic to honey bees.

- NZ Native - Semi deciduous - Hardy to cold and wind

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

3ltr pot = $10

10ltr bag = $25

Sophora tetraptera

Sophora tetraptera

North Island Kowhai, A medium sized, leguminous tree. Flowers profusely from September-November. Flowers at a younger age, and has larger blooms than S. microphylla. Nectar is attractive to birds and bees. More suited to moister areas and does not tolerate dry as well as S. microphylla. Height = 10m Width = 3m

- NZ Native - Semi deciduous

Price 1.5ltr = $5

10ltr bag = $25

Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

Upright growing conifer, valued for its deep green foliage and its tight and uniform shape. Ideal in narrow spaces such as lining driveways. Full sun. Height = 4m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - Structural plant - Formal planting

Price 3ltr pot - $15

10ltr bag = $25