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This seed is currently in stock and pre germination treated and tested.  We collect many species, enquiry welcome.

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Kawakawa fruit
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Kawakawa seed about 8x magnified

 Kawakawa or Macropiper excelsum 

This plant is a very capable seeder that quickly reproduces itself in big numbers. It is highly suitable for the regeneration of weedy shady areas or after fire. There are >60,000 viable seed per kg and the recommended rate per hectare is 200-1200gms. Price $1300/kg


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Poroporo fruit
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Poroporo seed 8x magnified

 

Poroporo or Solanum laciniatum 

An astonishingly fast growing, lush green native which has no trouble with very difficult sites, highly suitable for direct seeding.There are >50,000 viable seed per kg and the recommended rate per hectare is 150-1000gms. $900/kg



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Mahoe Fruit
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Mahoe seed 8x magnified

Mahoe or Melicytus ramiflorus 

This is a fire proof and very hardy pioneer tree that is well suited to direct seeding . There are >>250,000 viable seed per kg and the recommended rate per hectare is 100-600gms. Price $1800/kg


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Manuka flowers and fruit
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Manuka 2mm long, note seeds special shape

Manuka or Leptospermum scoparium 

Very good in situations where there is no soil such as slips and road cuttings, the special seed is designed for steep slopes. A plant that is very resistant to stock grazing and known to encourage mycorrhizal fungi. There are >250,000 viable seed per kg but the seed is very small and over sowing is esential for a good result, the recommended rate per hectare is 1.2 kg ha. Price $1500/kg

 


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Karamu fruit
 

 Karamu or Coprosma robusta 

Proven performer and another that is very resistant to fire, a great species for direct seeding. There are >70,000 viable seed per kg and the recommended rate per hectare is 500-1000gms. Price $800/kg