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Colocasia esculenta ‘Coffee Cups

  • 16 April 2021,

Colocasia ‘Coffee Cups’ makes a stunning 1.5 metre tall clump of Cup shaped leaves (glossy olive green) with a dark purple-black stem. As the leaf fills with water, the stem gives enough for the leaf to dump out its catch before refilling.

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Philodendron -Fiddle Leaf

  • 18 March 2021,

A variety that is great for baskets and totems. Unique foliage resembles a violin, more prominent on mature leaves that may be 50cm long and 20cm wide. Will climb or mound and vine. Relatively easy care. Likes medium-bright indirect light, though can tolerate low light.

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Philodendron wendlandii

  • 18 March 2021,

Philodendron ‘Wendlandii’ is a short stem compact plant with clusters of 12 or more deep green, 30cm long, broadly lance-shaped leaves.   Relatively easy care. Likes medium-bright indirect light, though can tolerate low light.

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Jucara

  • 10 February 2021,

Not necessarily a rare palm in NZ, but very hard to obtain. This is Coast Palms and Cycads first ever release of this species. Outdoors, they require shelter and light shade when young developing tolerance to full sun in maturity. Can surprisingly handle a light to moderate frost.

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Dwarf Umbrella Tree

  • 4 June 2020,
7cm pot

The much smaller growing member of the species, Schefflera, the Dwarf Umbrella plant is dainty and carries excellent textural interest. It has a high tolerance for neglect indoors and also tolerates low light.   The Dwarf Umbrella tree is highly toxic to pets.

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Bangalow- Mount Lewis

  • 17 March 2020,
45 litre ezylift Mount Lewis - 1.8m height

One of the more rare & beautiful members of the Archontophoenix family. Stronger and more tolerant of wind than a Bangalow and offering dramatic vertical appeal. Upright leaves present with a silvery underside. Now that I’ve finally loaded photos, these will not last long.

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Philodendron ‘Atom’

  • 14 September 2019,
4l pot $52.50 Oct 2019

Looking very much like a curly-leafed version of a¬†philodendron selloum (split-leaf) this new, compact philodendron forms a dense, low clump of large, gently ruffled and slightly waxy looking leaves. It’s easy to care for and can cope with slightly shadier positions in the home – although it will prefer a brighter spot. Plant in well…

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Maya

  • 14 September 2019,

We are very happy to have secured this little known species for sale. The Maya palm is a smaller growing member of the Chamaedorea genus than C. seifrizii and C.costaricana. It has a lower tolerance to full sun than C. costaricana, so will need some sun protection throughout a baking hot summer. A semi shaded,…

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Neoregelia ‘Compacta’

  • 30 August 2019,

A super versatile medium sized neoregelia which multiplies readily along it’s very long stolons. Bright green leaves with a vivid red centre. Great for adhering to ponga stumps or onto stone walls. Multiplies well. Shade or morning sun.

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