Price List

Please Note: All prices are exclusive of GST and are subject to change without prior notice. 

Download the Takana Price List – July 2018
Akapuka (Griselinia lucida)(25L) sml Griselinia lucida $55
Akapuka (Griselinia lucida)(45L) Griselinia lucida $85
Ake Ake Green (Didonaea viscosa)(25L) Didonaea viscosa, $55
Ake Ake Green (Didonaea viscosa)(45L) Didonaea viscosa, Ake Ake green $85
Ake Ake Red (Didonaea viscosa)(25L) Didonaea viscosa, Ake Ake red $55
Ake Ake Red (Didonaea viscosa)(45L) Didonaea viscosa, Ake Ake red $85
Baylisiana (Pennantia baylisiana)(45L) Pennantia baylisiana, Baylisiana $90
Baylisiana (Pennantia baylisiana)(300L) Pennantia baylisiana, Baylisiana $600
Baylisiana (Pennantia baylisiana)(400L) Pennantia baylisiana, Baylisiana $750
Baylisiana (Pennantia baylisiana)(1000L Box) Pennantia baylisiana, Baylisiana $1200
Black Maire (Nestegis cunninghamii)(45L) Nestegis cunninghamii, Black Maire $90
Black Maire (Nestegis cunninghamii)(160L) Nestegis cunninghamii, Black Maire $325
Bog Pine (Halocarpus bidwillii)(45L) Halocarpus bidwillii, Bog Pine $90
Bog Pine (Halocarpus bidwillii)(300L) Halocarpus bidwillii, Bog Pine $600
Chatham Island Ake Ake (Olearia traversiorum)(25L) Olearia traversii $55
Chatham Island Ake Ake (Olearia traversiorum)(45L) Olearia traversii $90
Chatham Island Ake Ake (Olearia traversiorum)(300L) Olearia traversii $400
Coastal Maire (Nestegis apetala)(25L) Nestegis apetala, Coastal Maire $55
Coastal Maire (Nestegis apetala)(45L) Nestegis apetala, Coastal Maire $85
Coastal Maire (Nestegis apetala)(160L) Nestegis apetala, Coastal Maire $325
Coastal Maire (Nestegis apetala)(300L) Nestegis apetala, Coastal Maire $600
Elingamita (Elingamita johnsonii)(25L) Elingamita johnsonii, Elingamita $65
Elingamita (Elingamita johnsonii)(45L) Elingamita johnsonii, Elingamita $90
Elingamita (Elingamita johnsonii)(160L) Elingamita johnsonii, Elingamita $325
Ewekuri (Streblus banksii)(25L) Streblus banksii, Ewekuri $55
Ewekuri (Streblus banksii)(45L) Streblus banksii, Ewekuri $90
Ewekuri (Streblus banksii)(80L) Streblus banksii, Ewekuri $180
Ewekuri (Streblus banksii)(160L) Streblus banksii, Ewekuri $325
Ewekuri (Streblus banksii)(300L) Streblus banksii, Ewekuri $600
Ferns (Cyathea dealbata NZ Fern)(45L) Cyathea dealbata, NZ Fern $125
Ferns (Cyathea dealbata NZ Fern)(80L) Cyathea dealbata ,NZ Fern $250
Ferns (Cyathea dealbata NZ Fern)(160L) Cyathea dealbata, NZ Fern $400
Ferns (Cyathea medullaris Ponga)(160L) Cyathea medullaris, Ponga $400
Ferns (Dicksonia fibrosa)(80L) Dicksonia fibrosa, NZ Fern $250
Ferns (Dicksonia fibrosa)(160L) Dicksonia fibrosa, NZ Fern $400
Ferns (Dicksonia squarrosa)(45L) Dicksonia squarrosa, NZ Fern $125
Ferns (Dicksonia squarrosa)(60L) Dicksonia squarrosa, NZ Fern $200
Ferns (Dicksonia squarrosa)(80L) Dicksonia squarrosa, NZ Fern $250
Ferns (Dicksonia squarrosa)(160L) Dicksonia squarrosa, NZ Fern $400
Ferns (Mamaku)(160L) Mamaku, NZ Fern $400
Ferox (Pseudopanax ferox)(25L) Pseudopanax ferox, Ferox $55
Ferox (Pseudopanax ferox)(45L) Pseudopanax ferox, Ferox $85
Ferox (Pseudopanax ferox)(160L) Pseudopanax ferox, Ferox $325
Hinau (Eleocarpus dentatus)(45L) Eleocarpus dentatus, Hinau $95
Hinau (Eleocarpus dentatus)(160L) Eleocarpus dentatus, Hinau $375
Hinau (Eleocarpus dentatus)(Field) Eleocarpus dentatus, Hinau $950
Horoeka (Pseudopanax crassifolium)(25L) Pseudopanax crassifolium, Horoeka $55
Horoeka (Pseudopanax crassifolium)(45L)  Pseudopanax crassifolium, Horoeka $85
Horoeka (Pseudopanax crassifolium)(160L)  Pseudopanax crassifolium, Horoeka $325
Horopito (Pseudowintera colorata)(45L) Pseudowintera colorata, Horopito $90
Horopito (Pseudowintera colorata)(300L) Pseudowintera colorata, Horopito $500
Houhere (Hoheria populnea)(35L) Hoheria populnea, Houhere $70
Houhere (Hoheria populnea)(45L) Hoheria populnea, Houhere $85
Houpara (Pseudopanax lessonii)(25L) Pseudopanax lessonii, Houpara, $55
Houpara (Pseudopanax lessonii)(45L) Pseudopanax lessonii, Houpara, $85
Houpara (Pseudopanax lessonii)(Field)  Pseudopanax lessonii, Houpara, $750
Houpara Cyril Watson (Pseudopanax lessonii)(25L) Pseudopanax lessonii, Houpara Cyril Watson $55
Houpara Cyril Watson (Pseudopanax lessonii)(45L) Pseudopanax lessonii, Houpara Cyril Watson $85
Houpara Sabre (Pseudopanax lesson )(45L) Pseudopanax lesson, Houpara Sabre $85
Hungere (Hoheria angustifolia)(45L) Hoheria angustifolia, Hungere $85
Hungere (Hoheria angustifolia)(160L) Hoheria angustifolia, Hungere $325
Hutu (Ascarina lucida)(45L) Ascarina lucida, Hutu $90
Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydoides)(45L) Dacrycarpus dacrydoides,Kahikatea $80
Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydoides)(160L) Dacrycarpus dacrydoides,Kahikatea $325
Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydoides)Field Dacrycarpus dacrydoides,kahikatea $950
Kaikomako (Pennantia corymbosa)(25L) Pennantia corymbosa, Kaikomako $55
Kaikomako (Pennantia corymbosa)(45L) Pennantia corymbosa, Kaikomako $90
Kakabeak (Clianthus maximus )(25L) Clianthus maximus, Kakabeak $55
Kakabeak (Clianthus maximus )(45L) Clianthus maximus, Kakabeak $90
Kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa)(45L) Weinmannia racemosa, Kamahi $90
Kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa)(300L) Weinmannia racemosa, Kamahi $400
Kanuka (Kunzea ericoides)(25L) Kunzea ericoides, Kanuka $55
Kanuka (Kunzea ericoides)(45L) Kunzea ericoides, Kanuka $80
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(160L) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $325
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(Field) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $750
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(35L) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $65
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(45L) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $80
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(80L) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $160
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(300L) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $500
Karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus)(450L) Corynocarpus laevigatus, Karaka $650
Kauri (Agathis australis)(45L) Agathis australis, Kauri $85
Kauri (Agathis australis)(160L) Agathis australis, Kauri $325
Kauri (Agathis australis)(300L) Agathis australis, Kauri $400
Kauri (Agathis australis)(Field) Agathis australis, Kauri $950
Kawaka (Libocedrus plumosa)(45L) Libocedrus plumosa, Kawaka $90
Kawaka (Libocedrus plumosa)(300L) Libocedrus plumosa, Kawaka $550
Kawaka (Libocedrus plumosa)(Field) Libocedrus plumosa, Kawaka $950
Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile)(25L) Dysoxylum spectabile, Kohekohe $55
Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile)(45L) Dysoxylum spectabile, Kohekohe $85
Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile)(80L) Dysoxylum spectabile, Kohekohe $160
Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile)(160L) Dysoxylum spectabile, Kohekohe $325
Kotukutuku (Fuchsia excorticata)(45L) Fuchsia excorticata, Kotukutuku $90
Kowhai Chathamica (Sophora chathamica)(25L)

Sophora chathamica

Kowhai Chathamica (Sophora chathamica)(45L)

Sophora chathamica

Kowhai Chathamica (Sophora chathamica)(80L) Sophora chathamica $160
Kowhai Chathamica (Sophora chathamica)(160L)

Sophora chathamica

Kowhai Fulvida (Sophora fulvida)(45L) Sophora fulvida, Kowhai Fulvida $85
Kowhai Fulvida (Sophora fulvida)(160L) Sophora fulvida, Kowhai Fulvida $325
Kowhai Longicorinata (Sophora longicarinata)(45L)

Sophora longicarinata

Kowhai Longicorinata (Sophora longicarinata)(160L)

Sophora longicarinata

Kowhai Microphylla (Sophora microphylla)(45L)

Sophora microphylla

Kowhai Microphylla (Sophora microphylla)(160L)

Sophora microphylla

Kowhai Microphylla (Sophora microphylla)(Field) Sophora microphylla $750
Kowhai Tetrapera (Sophora tetraptera)(45L) Sophora tetraptera $85
Kowhai Tetrapera (Sophora tetraptera)(160L) Sophora tetraptera $325
Mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus)(25L) Melicytus ramiflorus, Mahoe $55
Mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus)(45L) Melicytus ramiflorus, Mahoe $85
Maire tawhake (Syzygium maire)(45L) Syzygium maire, Maire tawhake $90
Maire tawhake (Syzygium maire)(160L) Syzygium maire, Maire tawhake $325
Maire tawhake (Syzygium maire)(300L) Syzygium maire, Maire tawhake $400
Makamaka (Ackama roseafolia)(45L) Ackama roseafolia, Makamaka $90
Makomako (Aristotelia serrata)(45L) Aristotelia serrata, Makomako $90
Manatu (Plagianthus regius)(25L)  Plagianthus regius, Manatu $55
Manatu (Plagianthus regius)(45L) Plagianthus regius, Manatu $85
Manatu ( Plagianthus regius)(80L) Plagianthus regius, Manatu $160
Manatu (Plagianthus regius)(160L) Plagianthus regius, Manatu $325
Matai (Prumnopitys taxifolia)(45L) Prumnopitys taxifolia, Matai $90
Matai (Prumnopitys taxifolia)(300L) Prumnopitys taxifolia, Matai $600
Matai (Prumnopitys taxifolia)(160L) Prumnopitys taxifolia, Matai $325
Matai (Prumnopitys taxifolia)(Field) Prumnopitys taxifolia, Matai $650
Matipo (Myrsine australis)(25L) Myrsine australis, Matipo $55
Matipo (Myrsine australis)(45L) Myrsine australis, Matipo $85
Matipo (Myrsine australis)(160L) Myrsine australis, Matipo $325
Miro (Prumnopitys ferruginea)(45L) Prumnopitys ferruginea, Miro $85
Miro (Prumnopitys ferruginea)(160L) Prumnopitys ferruginea, Miro $325
Monoao (Halocarpus kirkii)(60L) Halocarpus kirkii, Monoao $150
Monoao (Halocarpus kirkii)(300L) Halocarpus kirkii, Monoao $600
Mountain Toatoa (Phyllocladus alpinus)(300) Phyllocladus alpinus, Mountain Toatoa $600
Ngaio (Myoporum laetum) Ngaio (25) Myoporum laetum, Ngaio $55
Ngaio (Myoporum laetum)(45L) Myoporum laetum, Ngaio $85
Nikau Mainland (Rhopalostylis sapida)(160L) Rhopalostylis sapida, Nikau Mainland $440
Nikau Pitt Island (Rhopalostylis pittica)(8L) Rhopalostylis pittica, Nikau Pitt $30
Nikau Pitt Island (Rhopalostylis pittica)(25L) Rhopalostylis pittica, Nikau Pitt $85
Nikau Pitt Island (Rhopalostylis pittica)(45L) Rhopalostylis pittica, Nikau Pitt $145
Nikau Pitt Island (Rhopalostylis pittica)(80L) Rhopalostylis pittica, Nikau Pitt $290
Nikau Pitt Island (Rhopalostylis pittica)(160L) Rhopalostylis pittica, Nikau Pitt $550
Nikau Pitt Island (Rhopalostylis pittica)(Field) Rhopalostylis pittica, Nikau Pitt P.O.A.
Oro Oro (Nestegis montana)(45L) Nestegis montana, Oro Oro $90
Oro Oro (Nestegis montana)(160L) Nestegis montana, Oro Oro $325
Papauma (Griselinia littoralis)(25L) Griselinia littoralis, Papauma $50
Papauma (Griselinia littoralis)(45L) Griselinia littoralis, Papauma $80
Parapara (Pisonia brunoniana)(45L) Pisonia brunoniana, Parapara $90
Pittosporum Karo (Pittosporum crassifolium)(45L)

Pittosporum crassifolium

Pittosporum Tarata (Pittosporum eugenioides)(45L)

Pittosporum eugenioides

Pittosporum Kohuhu (Pittosporum tenuifolium) 45L Pittosporum tenuifolium $85
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)(45L)  Metrosideros excelsa, Pohutukawa $85
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)(160L)  Metrosideros excelsa, Pohutukawa $325
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)(Field)  Metrosideros excelsa, Pohutukawa $750
Pohutukawa Maori Princess (Metrosideros excelsa)(25L)

Metrosideros excelsa

Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)(25L)

Metrosideros excelsa

Pohutukawa Maori Princess (Metrosideros excelsa)(45L)

Metrosideros excelsa

Pohutukawa Maori Princess (Metrosideros excelsa)(80L) Metrosideros excelsa $150
Pohutukawa Maori Princess (Metrosideros excelsa)(160L)

Metrosideros excelsa



Pohutukawa Maori Princess (Metrosideros excelsa)(Field) Metrosideros excelsa Maori Princess, Pohutukawa $950
Pohutukawa Mistral (Metrosideros excelsa x robusta)(45L)

Metrosideros excelsa x robusta

Pohutukawa Mistral (Metrosideros excelsa x robusta)(80L) Metrosideros excelsa x robusta $160
Pohutukawa Mistral (Metrosideros excelsa x robusta)(160L)

Metrosideros excelsa x robusta

Pokaka (Eleocarpus hookerianus)(45L)  Eleocarpus hookerianus, Pokaka $90
Porokaiwhiri (Hedycarya arborea)(45L)  Hedycarya arborea $90
Porokaiwhiri (Hedycarya arborea)(300L)  Hedycarya arborea $600
Porokaiwhiri (Hedycarya arboreus) 60L Hedycarya arborea $120
Puka (Meryta sinclairii)(25L) Meryta sinclairii, Puka $55
Puka (Meryta sinclairii)(45L) Meryta sinclairii, Puka $85
Puka (Meryta sinclairii)(160L) Meryta sinclairii, Puka $325
Pukatea (Laurelia novae zealandiae)(45L)  Laurelia novae zealandiae, Pukatea $90
Pukatea (Laurelia novae zealandiae)(300L) Laurelia novae zealandiae, Pukatea $600
Puriri (Vitex lucens)(25L) Vitex lucens, Puriri $55
Puriri (Vitex lucens)(45L) Vitex lucens, Puriri $85
Puriri (Vitex lucens)(80L) Vitex lucens, Puriri $160
Puriri (Vitex lucens)(160L) Vitex lucens, Puriri $325
Puriri (Vitex lucens)(450L) Vitex lucens, Puriri $650
Puriri (Vitex lucens)(Field) Vitex lucens, Puriri $950
Putaputaweta (Carpodetus serratus)(45L)  Carpodetus serratus $90
Rangiora (Brachyglottis repanda)(45L) Brachyglottis repanda, Rangiora $90
Rata Bartlett’s (Metrosideros bartlettii)(45L) Bartlett’s Rata, Metrosideros bartlettii $95
Rata (Metrosideros robusta)(45L) Metrosideros robusta, Rata $85
Rata (Metrosideros robusta)(160L) Metrosideros robusta, Rata $325
Rata (Metrosideros robusta)(300L) Metrosideros robusta, Rata $500
Rata Southern (Metrosideros umbellata)(45L) Metrosideros umbellata $125
Rata Southern (Metrosideros umbellata)(300L)  Metrosideros umbellata $600
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa)(25L) Knightia excelsa, Rewarewa $50
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa)(45L) Knightia excelsa, Rewarewa $85
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa)(160L) Knightia excelsa, Rewarewa $325
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa)(450L) Knightia excelsa, Rewarewa $650
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa)(Field) Knightia excelsa, Rewarewa $950
Rimu (Dacramedium cupressinum)(45L) Dacramedium cupressinum $85
Rimu (Dacramedium cupressinum)(300L)
Rimu (Dacramedium cupressinum)(400L) Dacramedium cupressinum $550
Rimu (Dacramedium cupressinum)(Field) Dacramedium cupressinum $850
Tawhai (Silver Beech)(Lophozonia menziesii)(45L) Lophozonia menziesii $90
Tawhai (Silver Beech)(Lophozonia menziesii)(160L) Lophozonia menziesii $325
Tawhai (Silver Beech)(Lophozonia menziesii)(300L) Lophozonia menziesii $600
Tanekaha (Phyllocladus trichomanoides)(45L) Phyllocladus trichomanoides $85
Tanekaha (Phyllocladus trichomanoides)(160L) Phyllocladus trichomanoides $325
Tanekaha (Phyllocladus trichomanoides)(300L) Phyllocladus trichomanoides $600
Taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi)(25L) Beilschmiedia tarairi, Taraire $55
Taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi)(35L) Beilschmiedia tarairi, Taraire $65
Taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi)(45L) Beilschmiedia tarairi, Taraire $85
Taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi)(160L) Beilschmiedia tarairi, Taraire $325
Taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi)(300L) Beilschmiedia tarairi, Taraire $400
Taupata (Coprosma repens)(45L) Coprosma repens, Taupata $90
Taupata (Coprosma repens)(45L) Small Leaf Coprosma repens, Taupata $90
Tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa)(45L) Beilschmiedia tawa, Tawa $90
Tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa)(300L) Beilschmiedia tawa, Tawa $600
Tawapou (Planchonella costata)(25L) Planchonella costata, Tawapou $55
Tawapou (Planchonella costata)(45L) Planchonella costata, Tawapou $85
Tawapou (Planchonella costata)(80L) Planchonella costata, Tawapou $160
Tawapou (Planchonella costata)(160L) Planchonella costata, Tawapou $325
Tawapou (Planchonella costata)(300L) Planchonella costata, Tawapou $600
Tawari(Ixerba brexioides)(45L) Ixerba brexioides, Tawari $90
Tawhero (Weinmannia silvicola)(45L) Weinmannia silvicola, Tawhero $90
Tawhero (Weinmannia silvicola)(300L) Weinmannia silvicola, Tawhero $400
Tawhero (Weinmannia silvicola)(Field) Weinmannia silvicola, Tawhero $750
Tecomanthe (Tecomanthe speciosa)(45L) Tecomanthe speciosa, Tecomanthe $90
Tecomanthe (Tecomanthe speciosa)(1000L Bin) Tecomanthe speciosa, Tecomanthe $950
Ti Kouka (Cordyline australis)(25L) Cordyline australis, Ti Kouka $50
Ti Kouka (Cordyline australis)(45L) Cordyline australis, Ti Kouka $85
Ti Kouka (Cordyline australis)(160L) Cordyline australis, Ti Kouka $290
Titoki (Alectryon excelsus)(25L) Alectryon excelsus, Titoki $50
Titoki (Alectryon excelsus)(35L) Alectryon excelsus, Titoki $65
Titoki (Alectryon excelsus)(45L) Alectryon excelsus, Titoki $85
Titoki (Alectryon excelsus)(80L) Alectryon excelsus, Titoki $160
Titoki (Alectryon excelsus)(160L) Alectryon excelsus, Titoki $325
Titoki (Alectryon excelsus)(300L) Alectryon excelsus, Titoki $500
Toatoa (Phyllocladus toa toa)(300L) Phyllocladus toa toa, Toatoa $600
Toatoa (Phyllocladus toa toa)(60L) Phyllocladus toa toa, Toatoa $150
Toro (Myrsine salicina)(45L) Myrsine salicina, Toro $85
Toru (Toronia toru)(45L) Toronia toru, $90
Totara (Podocarpus totara)(25L) Podocarpus totara, Totara $55
Totara (Podocarpus totara)(35L) Podocarpus totara, Totara $65
Totara (Podocarpus totara)(45L) Podocarpus totara, Totara $85
Totara (Podocarpus totara)(80L) Podocarpus totara, Totara $160
Totara (Podocarpus totara)(160L) Podocarpus totara, Totara $325
Totara (Podocarpus totara)(Field) Podocarpus totara, Totara P.O.A
Totara Golden (Podocarpus totara aureus) Podocarpus totara $85
Totara Hall’s (Podocarpus cunninghamii)(45L) Podocarpus cunninghamii $85
Totara Matapouri Blue (Podocarpus totara Matapouri blue)(45L) $85
Podocarpus totara
Turepo (Streblus heterophyllus)(45L)  Streblus heterophyllus, Turepo $90
Turepo (Streblus heterophyllus)(300L)  Streblus heterophyllus, Turepo $600
Weeping Matipo(45L) Weeping Matipo $45
Wharangi (Melicope ternata)(25L)  Melicope ternata, Wharangi $55
Wharangi (Melicope ternata)(45L)  Melicope ternata,Wharangi $85
White Maire (Nestegis lanceolata)(45L)  Nestegis lanceolata, White Maire $85
White Maire (Nestegis lanceolata)(160L)  Nestegis lanceolata, White Maire $325

FAQ’s – Tree selection & cultivation

How do I know which native trees I want?

First look at the data in the Tab “Find Your Tree”, then click on the name of the tree, or click on ‘View All Trees’ and you will get more data plus photos–trees suitable for every situation NZ can offer.

What if I get them and they die?

Knowing the effort our customers make in their sourcing and planting, we are happy to replace trees which have died. And trees do die sometimes. So we replace them or suggest alternatives subject to availability. There are handy tips for planting and caring for trees on our website.

Are natives slow?

Of course some are slow, but most of them are strong growers, and some are fast by any standards. so don’t be under the illusion that natives take forever to make a show. BUT, plant a native and you could be responsible for a living thing that will last for a thousand years. Imagine that!

Do natives transplant well, especially at bigger stages?

Yes they do. There are many big tree nurseries like us which supply natives. Our replant experience is overwhelmingly successful, and your takana tree is guaranteed for replacement anyway.

Why are the names so hard?

We agree, but a bit hard to pinpoint the answer. takana uses Maori names wherever we can establish the correct Maori word. We don’t use the old (cringeworthy) English names like Celery Pine, Whiteywood and others we should not even quote in a family website. But the Maori names are not used nationwide, so there can be confusion. The trade relies on the Botanical names, which are of course long and latin, and even these keep changing as new requests are accepted by the powers that be. Some like Tawapou (Planchonella costata) have two latin names in common use. Some have no Maori name, mostly the rarer species, so we either choose a part of the latin name, like Baylisiana (Pennantia baylisiana) or Elingamita (Elingamita johnsonii), or the English name like Coastal Maire (Nestegis apetala) or Silver Pine (Manoao colensoi).

How do you move your field trees when you sell them?

We dig them with either of our two tree spades, (hydraulic operation, mounted on a digger), then we wrap them in hessian, mount them in a wheeled, palletised frame for transport in our tall trailer. On arrival you take the tree out of the frame and place it directly into the hole, where the hessian remains holding the root ball together while the tree settles into its new home. We have a very high success rate, with a relatively low cost system.

Why do you wish to stock so many trees?

Surely some are too rare to be commercial? Yes, but we are helping to preserve some threatened species, and though those are usually the slow growing ones, they are beautiful and will have a place if we can just showcase them to our customers. 4 of our trees were saved by scientists who discovered one single example.