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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


NAT List   Records 141 - 158 of 158

Pseudopanax 'Gold Finger'
All Conditions Shrub
Neat compact rounded evergreen bush. Golden-green new growth with attractive narrow leaves. An excellent tub specimen. Protect from heavy frosts. 1.8m.
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Pseudopanax 'Gold Splash'
All Conditions Shrub
An extraordinary foliage shrub with an erect habit. A lovely variegated plant with glossy green leaves, heavily cut out branches that revert to green leaves splashed with yellow. Suitable for many garden positions. 3 x 1m
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Pseudopanax lateus
Five Finger
All Conditions Shrub
Five finger. A handsome evergreen N.Z native shrub, with large glossy leaves. Grows rapidly into a multi branched plant. The leaves have a drooping appearance. Superb garden plant, protect from severe frosts when young. Sun or shade. 3 x 1.5m
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Pseudopanax 'Nigra'
All Conditions Shrub
An evergreen shrub with red-black lobed leaves. Leaf colour deepens with colder weather. Grows in sun or shade, free draining soils. Excellent for container growing or accent planting. 3m
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PB6.5 Available

Pseudopanax 'Sabre'
Increasingly popular native evergreen shrub with dark green, thick, leathery lance-shaped leaves with distinctive orange midribs. Ideal for screening. Sun to semi-shade. 2.5 x 1.5m
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Pseudopanax 'Telstar'
All Conditions Shrub
An excellent evergreen foliage plant, with narrow segmented green leaves. Erect growing. A sturdy grower, protect from heavy frosts. 3 x 1m
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PB6.5 Available

Pseudopanax 'Waka Paddle'
All Conditions Shrub
NZ native hybrid. Deeply dissected 3 lobe leaf, each lobe resembling a waka paddle. Lime green new leaves mature deep green. Upright habit.
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Pseudowintera colorata
Horopito or Pepper Tree
Partial shade Shrub
NZ pepper tree. A slow growing shrub, with leaves tinged red at the edges, sometimes with additional red markings. An erect branched shrub, with fragrant green flowers Sept-Nov. Prefers rich soils, summer moisture. 3 x 2m.
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2.5L Available

Rhopalostylis sapida
Nikau Palm
Shade Tree
Nikau Palm. An elegant palm, with straight smooth stems. Crowned with pinnate or feather-like rich green leaves. Lilac-cream flowers in summer.
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PB5 Available

Rhopalostylis sapida 'Chatham Islands'
The Chatham island Nikau has broader leaves and appears to be more tolerant of exposed situations than our common Nikau. Bold in pots and adds a subtropical feel in areas free from hard frosts. 8 x 3m
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Sophora cassoides
A beautiful evergreen flowering tree from Chile, closely related to our native Kowhai. Dark, glossy green, round leaflets and a masses of small yellow spring flowers. Sun. 5 x 3m
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Sophora 'Dragon's Gold'
Kowhai
All Conditions Shrub
An outstanding kowhai selection. Covered in bright yellow clusters of flowers in mid winter, although it has occasional flowers through the year. Hardy to cold and wind, excellent container or garden plant. 1x1m
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Sophora 'Goldie's Mantle' (seedling selection)
Godley's Kowhai
All Conditions Tree
(seedling selection from 'Goldie's Mantle') A vigorous shrub, with weeping branches of fine leaves. A shower of golden yellow flowers. Semi-evergreen. 3 x 1.5m
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PB5 Available

Sophora howinsula 'Gnome'
Kowhai
All Conditions Shrub
(Selected seedlings). A slow growing shrub, with erect stiff branches. Produces extra large yellow flowers. An interesting addition to the garden, with compact habit. 1 x 1m.
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Sophora longicarinata
Limestone Kowhai
Distinctive species from North West Nelson. Very small leaflets but with typical spring yellow flowers. Forms a slender and graceful smaller tree ideal for suburban gardens. 3.5 x 2m
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PB5 Available

Sophora microphylla
South Island Kowhai
All Conditions Tree
The so called South Island Kowhai but found in many parts of lowland NZ. Can have divaricating juvenile form. Masses of pale to golden yellow flowers herald the arrival of spring and are sought after by birds. Best with sun & good drainage. 8 x 5m
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PB5 Available

Sophora tetraptera
North Island Kowhai
All Conditions Tree
The so called NI kowhai or large leaved kowhai flowers prolifically in spring even when quite young. It is also our boldest and largest flowering Kowhai and as such deserving of widespread planting. Best with sun and good drainage. 5 x 3m
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PB12

Sophora tetraptera 'Caves Weeping'
Kowhai
All Conditions Tree
Yellow flowers in spring. A slender small tree, graceful weeping habit. 4.5 x 3m.
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