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Friendly kereru regularly visit the orchard

Friendly kereru regularly visit the orchard

Details  Seen sitting here in one of the older plum trees, one of the local wood pidgin helps thin blossoms before flying heavily to the next tree.
Date  September 18, 2014
Tags    kereru  plum  blossoms  orchard  native birds 
Baby Fantail

Baby Fantail

Known for its friendly 'cheet cheet' call and energetic flying antics, the aptly named fantail is one of the most common and widely distributed native birds on the New Zealand mainland.

It is easily recognised by its long tail which opens to a fan.

February 24, 2010
  Fantail  Native  Bird 
Purple Akeake Seeds

Purple Akeake Seeds

Botanical name  Dodonea viscosa
Details  A reasonably fast growing NZ native bushy shrub or small tree with purple leaves. Good for creating shelter and controlling erosion. The timber from akeake is one of the hardest native woods. It was traditionally used for paddles, weapons, digging sticks and spade blades.
Drought tolerance  
Evergreen  
Perennial  
Tags    native 
Price  $3.9030 seeds
Colour  Purple
Flowers  Pink
Wind tolerance  Excellent
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Kakabeak seeds

Kakabeak seeds

Details  Seeds collected from assorted red and pink flowering shrubs in the blockhill gardens
Drought tolerance  
Frost sensitive  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Propagate    November   January   December   October  
Tags    perennial  shrub  legume  flowers  native 
Price  $4.9030 seeds
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Kowhai seeds

Kowhai seeds

Botanical name  Sophora tetraptera
Details  Large yellow flowers from September to November loved by bellbird and tui.
Seed requires scarification before sowing. Mechanical scarification works best for this species. Reasonable results can also be achieved with hot water treatment.
Drought tolerance  
Evergreen  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Tags    native  legume  flowers 
Price  $3.9030 seeds