Our point of difference

We sell native trees… at BIG tree stage!

  1. NZ’s only Native BIG Tree Nursery  >70 species (solely natives)
  2. Complete range of native trees (i.e. capable of >5m height, but excepting short life span trees like Pittosporum, Houhere& Manuka)
  3. Supplying big trees >2m—trees that have grown through the difficult seedling baby stage, when natives often “sit & sulk”
  4. Matakana has the climate, takana has the peat soil to provide best growth
  5. takana can advise on the right native tree for your situation
  6. Natives can be scary, daunting—we can help you through the issues
  7. takana will get them to you in peak condition, and guarantee them unconditionally
  8. takana will monitor progress and offer further assistance
  9. The takana website sets out planting techniques
  10. Our principal bag size is EL45—large enough for the tree to mature into, but relatively easy for you to move