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Leptospermum scoparium
Manuka seed from high MGO, DHA honey collection area in Westland NZ
(NZ Native)

More than 4000 SEEDS
(larger amounts available, just enquire below)

Collected in Westland in an area were honey is harvested from wild populations of naturally occurring Leptospermum scoparium with high levels of MGO (Methylglyoxal), DHA (dihydroxyacetone)

MGO (Methylglyoxal)
Methylglyoxal is what gives manuka honey its unique antibacterial qualities. Found in high quantities only in some New Zealand manuka honey

DHA (Dihydroxyacetone)
A naturally-occurring compound found in high quantities only in manuka flower nectar and honey. A precursor for methylglyoxal.

Small shrub or small tree

No pre-treatment needed to germinate

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  • Seller location: Gisborne, Gisborne, NZ

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