Category: grow & maintenance

2023 Annual Autumn Sale- FINISHED

19 March 2023, grow & maintenance

THIS SALE HAS NOW FINISHED. Get your good selves sorted and come on out for our Annual Autumn sale.There will be 20% off almost everything&nbsp; and we’re in full sale mode from here at the nursery from Wednesday 22nd March until 6th April. A whole 3 weeks.<br>There is an across the board 20% to be…

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⚠ ATTENTION ⚠ Level 2 Nursery protocols

8 September 2021, grow & maintenance

In accordance with government Level 2 Delta guidelines we ask that all visitors to the nursery 12 years or over wear a mask for the duration of their visit. We also ask for compulsory sign in or scanning of our QR code. We are very fortunate to conduct 95% of our service outside in clean…

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⚠ ATTENTION ⚠ Message from Coast Palms and Cycads

17 August 2021, grow & maintenance

To all our customers at Coast Palms and Cycads. As you will be aware, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that New Zealand will move to Level 4 lockdown as of midnight tonight, August 17th 2021. At Level 3 or above, the government of New Zealand requires all businesses which are classified as non-essential to…

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Covid- ya dick!!

2 April 2020, grow & maintenance

Yep, I do find myself smiling at the telly when that particular Covid advert comes on, because it has completely upended the world in a way which is chaotic, scary and very, very surreal. My beautiful business which has been rolling along steadily for 16 years going through its own set of highs and lows…

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The 2020 Autumn Sale Begins

17 March 2020, grow & maintenance

This is the Autumn sale to end all autumn sales. March 18th to March 28th- 2 WHOLE WEEKS! We are now enjoying the cooler days finally, and it’s time for a long awaited sale. We are in full sale mode from tomorrow and it’s seriously time to start stocking up funds and giving the trailer…

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Crazily priced large palms-

7 February 2020, grow & maintenance

Here we go- strictly limited numbers- get in quick Conditions – All trees must be taken immediately on purchase or freight paid for. Freight exclusive prices quoted. – Also, please keep in mind the $165 minimum spend for all freighted plants.   Chinese Windmill PB28 (10l) 1m Were $45 now $15 PB40 (25l) 1.2m Were…

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New introductions and the return of some old favourites

9 January 2020, grow & maintenance

Welcome 2020! We have just re-released the super-in-demand Giant Bird of Paradise and have limited numbers available once again. They are very much the shape of choice for all discerning interior and exteriorscapes. We have also released a slightly smaller, but much more affordable Costaricana Palm in a 15 litre pot. Standing just under a…

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Happy holidays and safe travels

19 December 2019, grow & maintenance, nursery news

We here at Coast Palms and Cycads are amping for our summer break. By the end of these ridiculously hot days we all feel like barbequed prawns and we get a little fractious with each other. Working in 30deg celcius heat with high humidity is fairly taxing so I am more than likely going to…

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Closing for holidays details

22 November 2019, grow & maintenance

We will be closing for the 2019 Christimas period at 4.30pm on the 21st of December and re-opening on the 8th January 2019 at 8am.   Please get all South Island delivery orders in by the end of the week, Friday the 6th Dec. Please get all North Island delivery orders in by the end of…

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A bit of a Oncer….

16 November 2019, grow & maintenance

So, just a quick recap on the vehicle equivalent of palm trees. You could safely say that the ubiquitous Bangalow is like the Toyota Hilux of the palm scene in New Zealand. They’re everywhere. The Kentia palm is heading into European luxury car models, an Audi or lovely old Saab (especially the Kentia planted in…

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Coastal favourite, the Aloe plycatilis are blooming!

10 October 2019, grow & maintenance

Dracula, (above) as my Mum used to call him- (is Dracula ever a female?) used to reside at Matapihi, lording it over the Waipu Bay and his minions, the bromeliads & smaller succulents. He was impressive, gnarly and quite an elderly gent when Dad finally chopped him out. Around 30 years old and had never…

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