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This auction is for one healthy tree in a bucket sized pot over 1.5m metre tall. Smaller grades available.

Podocarpus "Totara" is a conifer reaching 30m high and has a diameter of up to 2.5m through. It has wide distribution in lowland to montane forests of the North, South, and Stewart Islands.

It has thick stringy bark and its leaves are a very dark green-brownish colour and are 13-25 mm long, linear and sharp pointed.

New Zealand Totara is Podocarp tree with separate sexes. The male tree has pollen cones, which develop in spring (October) at the ends of the old stems and are in groups of 1-3. New cones are green, but turn brown as they open and release pollen. New leaves, with a lighter green colour develop from the tips of the stems, just beyond the cones. The female fruit is a rounded green seed (4-5 mm) which sits on a red smooth succulent receptacle.

A valuable timber to the first European settlers for house and wharf piles, house frames and for durable things such as fence posts, bridges, railway sleepers.

FAIRVIEW is a small Kapiti based nursery with stocks of various locally sourced native trees, flaxes and grasses.

Happy to deliver orders over $100 from Kapiti to Wellington City area (usually on a Wednesday) or buyer to pick up by appointment only.

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  • Seller location: Kapiti, Wellington, NZ

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