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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


NAT List   Records 1 - 20 of 83

Agathis australis
Kauri
Tree
New Zealand Kauri. An erect, slender-pyramidal evergreen tree. Slow growing and merits extensive planting. Grows in most reasonable soils with good drainage & adequate water. Tolerant of windy sites. 6 x 2.5m.
Bag Size
12L Limited Stock
3.3L Available

Alectryon excelsa
Titoki
Tree
Titoki. NZ oak. An evergreen tree, with the young shoots covered with rust coloured pubescence. Glossy green leaves, rust red flowers in early summer, followed by scarlet berries. Protect from heavy frosts. 7 x 4m.
Bag Size
3.3L Available
8.5L Limited Stock

Blechnum discolour
Crown Fern
Shade
Crown fern. A NZ fern, with attractive green fronds. Prefers shady areas. 60cm.
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Clianthus puniceus 'Maximus'
Kaka Beak
Shrub
Kaka Beak. A fast growing hardy semi-evergreen shrub. Red parrot beak shaped flowers in early summer - very attractive to birds. Regular tip pruning after flowering preserves shape & vigour. 2 x 2m.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Clianthus puniceus rosea
Kaka Beak Scarlet
Shrub
Native Kaka Beak with stunning large red flowers which hang in clusters through spring. Flowers are shaped like a parrots beak. Forms an attractive evergreen shrub. Best protected from extremes. Sun. 4 x 4m
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Clianthus 'Red Cardinal'
Kaka Beak
Shrub
This red Kaka Beak is a fast growing hardy semi-evergreen native with scarlet parrot beak shaped flowers from late spring - very attractive to birds. Regular tip pruning after flowering preserves shape & vigour. 3 x 2m.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Clianthus 'White Heron'
White Kaka Beak
Shrub
Rare white form of Kaka Beak. Clusters of crisp-white spring blooms that dangle like jewelry from pretty, fern-like foliage. A wow native evergreen shrub. Protect from hard frosts when young. Benefits from a regular trim to shape. 2 x 2m
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Coprosma 'Pacific Sunset' PVR
Shrub
A striking evergreen shrub, with lovely glossy green leaves. Compact and easily grown. The female form has berries if planted with a male form. Hardy. 2m.
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Cordyline australis
Cabbage Tree
All Conditions Tree
The hardy native N.Z. Cabbage tree. Narrow upright, palm-like tree with arching sword like leaves. Large panicles of fragrant white flowers in spring. A good tub specimen. Do not allow to dry out over summer. 3m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L Available
6L Limited Stock
8.5L Limited Stock

Cordyline australis 'Albertii'
Cabbage Tree
Tree
This variegated form of the popular New Zealand cabbage tree will add the wow factor to your garden. Superb for containers or as a specimen. Sun & good drainage. 2.5 x 1m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L
6L Limited Stock

Cordyline 'Broadsword' PVR
Cabbage Tree
Tree
Superb new native with very wide, shorter sword-like green leaves and compact habit. A great accent plant & adds a tropical dimension to the landscape. Ideal for containers & gardens of all sizes. Sun. 2.5 x 1.5m
Bag Size
3.3L Available
6L Available

Cordyline 'Red Star'
Cabbage Tree
Sun or light shade 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
3.3L Available
6L Limited Stock

Corokia 'Bronze King'
Sun or light shade Shrub
A hardy rounded evergreen bushy native shrub. Yellow flowers & red berries. Good for coastal or inland planting. Excellent for hedges. 170cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available
2L Limited Stock

Corokia 'Frosted Chocolate'
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
2.5L Available
2L Available

Corokia 'Geenty's Green'
Shrub
A compact evergreen shrub, with handsome branched bright green foliage, with silvery undersides. 2m x 1.5m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
2L Available

Corokia 'Mangatangi'
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
2.5L Available
2L Available

Cyathea dealbata
N Z Silver Fern, Ponga
Tree
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.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Cyathea smithii
soft tree fern, Katote
Shade Tree
NZ whe. A magnificent tree fern, found in damp lowlands & mountain forests. Although quite hardy to low temperatures locate in sheltered areas to prevent wind damage to the soft new fronds. Cool moist conditions. 4 x 3m.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Dacrydium cupressinum
Rimu
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
3.3L Available
8.5L Limited Stock

Dicksonia squarrosa
Rough tree fern, Wheki
Shade Tree
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.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

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