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 Titoki
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Alectryon excelsus  Titoki
Evergreen Native Tree Moist/Moderate Site Ornamental Timber
Growth Rate: Medium
Height after 5 years: 3 m
Height when mature: 6 m
Handsome specimen tree with shining foliage and unusual jet-black and bright-red seeds for birds from October to February. Useful timber. Evergreen. Tender to frosts below -4C. Requires shelter - Banks Peninsula would be the most southern limit for planting.
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Additional Attributes: - Low Hedging - Attractive Foliage - Attractive Cones/Berries - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
Italian Alder
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Alnus cordata Italian Alder
Deciduous Dry Site Moist/Moderate Site Shelter
Growth Rate: Rapid
Height after 5 years: 7 m
Height when mature: 20 m
Fast, deep rooted, nitrogen-fixing tree. Moderate drought tolerance. Trims well, excellent shelter for native under-story. Holds leaves from September to June. Useful for soil conservation on hill country. Space at 1.5-4m centres for shelter. Deciduous. Cold hardy after first season.
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Additional Attributes: - Ground Durable - Erosion Control - Attractive Foliage - Attractive Cones/Berries - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
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Alnus glutinosa Black Alder
Deciduous Moist/Moderate Site Wet/Poor Drainage Site Cold/Frosty Site Shelter Ornamental Fuel Timber
Growth Rate: Rapid
Height after 5 years: 5 m
Height when mature: 20 m
Grows best in moist/wet soils. Deep-rooted and nitrogen-fixing. Tolerates salt winds, wet clays and marshlands. Timber is suitable for furniture and fuelwood. Space at 1.5-4m centres for shelter. Deciduous. Cold hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Coppicing - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
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Alnus incana Grey Alder
Deciduous Dry Site Moist/Moderate Site Wet/Poor Drainage Site Shelter Ornamental Fuel
Growth Rate: Rapid
Height after 5 years: 5 m
Height when mature: 15 m
Fast-growing upright, wind-firm tree which tolerates a range of conditions. Makes a great shelter. It has smooth, grey shiny bark with very distinct pores. The dull-green leaves have sharp double teeth and are greyish underneath. Male and female catkins grow on the same tree and stay on tree throughout winter. Deciduous. Hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Attractive Bark/Trunk - Attractive Cones/Berries - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
Red Alder
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Alnus rubra Red Alder
Deciduous Moist/Moderate Site Wet/Poor Drainage Site Shelter Ornamental Fuel Timber
Growth Rate: Rapid
Height after 5 years: 6 m
Height when mature: 25 m
Considered the most attractive alder. Prefers moist, fertile sites on river banks and in gullies. Forms tall, open shelter belts. Hardwood timber. Shallow, spreading root system. Occurs naturally in association with Douglas Fir. Space at 2-4m centres for shelter. Deciduous. Cold hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Coppicing - Erosion Control - Attractive Foliage - Attractive Cones/Berries - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
Makomako Wineberry
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Aristotelia serrata Makomako Wineberry
Deciduous Native Tree Moist/Moderate Site Wet/Poor Drainage Site Ornamental
Growth Rate: Medium
Height after 5 years: 4 m
Height when mature: 6 m
Fast-growing, small tree. Rose-coloured flowers in spring with berries, sought by native birds. Good shade tree in sheltered areas. Semi-deciduous. Frost-tender when young.
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Additional Attributes: - Attractive Flowers - Erosion Control - Shade Tolerant - Attracts Birds - Attractive Cones/Berries - Attracts Bees - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
 Astelia
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Astelia chathamica  Astelia
Evergreen Native Tree Dry Site Moist/Moderate Site Ornamental
Growth Rate: Medium
Height after 5 years: 1 m
Height when mature: 1 m
This plant has the look of a silver flax with a more textured foliage. Often recommended for cool shady areas, it will also thrive in full sun. Give it a sheltered spot in most areas. Almost indistinguishable from A. 'Silver Spear'. Fruit/seeds February-June. Nectar December-February. Evergreen. Hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Low Hedging - Attractive Foliage - Shade Tolerant - Attracts Birds - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
 Astelia
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Astelia fragrans  Astelia
Evergreen Native Tree Moist/Moderate Site Ornamental
Growth Rate: Medium
Height after 5 years: 1 m
Height when mature: 1 m
Probably the most common species seen growing in scrub and forest throughout New Zealand. Broad green leaves to 2m long. Orange berries on female plants. Best in sheltered semi-shade. Evergreen. Hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Low Hedging - Attractive Foliage - Attractive Cones/Berries - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
South Island Toe Toe
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Austroderia richardii South Island Toe Toe
Evergreen Native Tree Dry Site Moist/Moderate Site Wet/Poor Drainage Site Coastal/Salt Wind Site Exposed Site Cold/Frosty Site Shelter Ornamental
Growth Rate: Rapid
Height after 5 years: 2 m
Height when mature: 2 m
A large, fast-growing coarse green tussock. Flower-heads to 2-3m. Excellent revegetation and erosion-control plant, and low shelter on a wide range of sites. Flowers from December-January. Evergreen. Hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Attractive Flowers - Low Hedging - Erosion Control - Attracts Birds - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
NZ Toe toe
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Austroderia toe toe NZ Toe toe
Evergreen Native Grass Dry Site Moist/Moderate Site Coastal/Salt Wind Site Exposed Site Cold/Frosty Site Shelter Ornamental
Growth Rate: Rapid
Height after 5 years: 3 m
Height when mature: 3 m
A fast-growing, coarse, green, large tussock that is larger than C. richardii hence provides more shelter. First choice for single row farm shelter belts. Grows on a wide range of sites. Flowers January. Hardy.
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Additional Attributes: - Attractive Flowers - Low Hedging - Erosion Control - Attracts Birds - Non-poisonous to Animals - Non-poisonous to Humans
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