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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


NAT List Records 21 - 40 of 158

Cordyline indivisa
Mountain Cabbage Tree
The mountain cabbage tree is a strikingly handsome native with huge broad leaves of a grey, purple-green colour. Requires damp soil and good drainage. Sun to part-shade. Hardy. 4 x 2m
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Cordyline 'Midnight Star'
Cabbage Tree
All Conditions Tree
Easy to grow English selection. Stunning long, wine red, sword-like leaves clothe the plant to ground level as a juvenile, later developing a broad head & trunk in the style of a tropical palm. Versatile landscaping plant, singly, in groups or containers. 6 x 2 metres.
Bag Size
PB18 Limited stock available

Cordyline 'Red Star'
Cabbage Tree
Bold and beautiful, this distinct red cabbage tree has proven itself to be one of the most reliable. Good strong roots, excellent colour and a compact growth habit. Best with plenty of sun. 3 x 1m
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Corokia 'Bronze King'
Full sun Shrub
A hardy rounded evergreen bushy native shrub. Yellow flowers & red berries. Good for coastal or inland planting. Excellent for hedges. 170cm
Bag Size
2L Available

Corokia 'Frosted Chocolate'
Full sun Shrub
A hardy evergreen native, with distinctive dusky, pinkish-brown or chocolate brown leaves, intensifying during cooler months. Fragrant yellow flowers in spring. Tolerant of coastal conditions. 2 x 1.2 m.
Bag Size
2L Available

Corokia 'Geenty's Green'
Full sun Shrub
A compact evergreen shrub, with handsome branched bright green foliage, with silvery undersides. 2m x 1.5m
Bag Size
2L Available

Corokia 'Mangatangi'
Full sun Shrub
A New Zealand native, with attractive narrow-leafed foliage. Small star-like yellow flowers in summer followed by berries in summer. Prefers free draining soils. Hardy. 1.5-1.8m.
Bag Size
2L Available

Corokia 'Red Wonder'
Full sun Shrub
An evergreen native, upright slender habit, narrow bronzy green leaves with white undersides/ Starry yellow flowers in summer, followed by heavy crops of bright red berries. One of the best corokias for fruit display. 2 x 1.2m. Hardy, but require good drainage.
Bag Size
2L Available
PB6.5 Sold Out this season

Corokia 'Yellow Wonder'
All Conditions Shrub
Attractive silver/bronze foliaged evergreen native-great for coastal planting-hardy in all locations - yellow berries in winter. An outstanding fast growing native shrub. 2 m
Bag Size
2L Available

Corynocarpus laevigatus
Karaka or NZ Laurel
All Conditions Tree
Karaka. An extremely handsome, upright tree, with dark green leathery & glossy leaves. Insignificant panicles of greenish flowers, followed by orange coloured fruit summer and autumn. 8 x 5m.
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Cyathea dealbata
N Z Silver Fern or Ponga
Shade
Silver Fern. A hardy native, the inspiration for NZs national emblem. The fresh green leaves have a silver underside as the leaves age. Plant in shade or semi-shade, watering regularly during dry spells. 4m.
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Dacrycarpus dacrydioides
Kahikatea or White Pine
Full sun Tree
Kahikatea / white pine. N.Z. native. An ideal specimen tree, excellent in larger areas. Tolerates swampy conditions. Keep damp & shaded when young. Evergreen. 7 x 4m.
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Dacrydium cupressinum
Rimu
Partial shade Tree
Rimu. NZ native. A slow growing specimen tree, with drooping branches. A most graceful tree, preferring cool, moist conditions, protected from the hottest sun & strongest winds until well established. 6 x 3m.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Dicksonia squarrosa
Wheki
Shade
Wheki. A NZ tree fern, distinguished by a slender trunk, clothed with fronds. A hardy and smaller growing variety, excellent for the garden. 2 x 1.5m.
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Dodonaea viscosa
Full sun Tree
An evergreen native, with light green leaves. Fast growing and excellent for quick hedging. White flowers in summer. Tolerates coastal conditions. Protect from hard frosts. 3m
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Dodonaea viscosa 'Purpurea'
Purple Ake Ake or Hop Bush
Full sun Tree
Purple Ake Ake. Fast growing evergreen tree, purplish-bronze to red leaves and masses of purplish-pink seed capsules. Easily grown, protect from hard frosts - trims well. 3m
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Festuca 'Blue Boy'
Full sun
A superior selection with more intense blue foliage. A compact grass, excellent for edging, ground cover etc. Also good in pots. Grows well in most situations except poorly drained soggy soils.
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Griselinia 'Ardmore Emerald'
This fast growing evergreen native is increasingly sought after for hedging and screening where a darker green, glossy leaf is preferred. Tough and able to withstand all but extremes. 3 x 2m
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Griselinia littoralis
Kapuka
The hardy N.Z Broadleaf. A handsome shrub with rich green leathery leaves. Tolerates coastal conditions and heavy frosts. 3 x 2m
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Griselinia littoralis 'Broadway Mint'
All Conditions Shrub
A selection of N.Z. broadleaf. A handsome hardy shrub with rich green leathery broad leaves. Tolerates coastal conditions and heavy frosts. 3 x 2 m
Bag Size
6L Available
PB6.5 Available

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