Trees

Trees and shrubs

The following list of trees and shrubs can be readily grown in New Zealand gardens:

Agathis australis (kauri)








Alectryon excelsus
(titoki)









Aristotelia serrata
(makomako, wineberry)









Beilschmiedia tawa
(tawa)










Beilschmiedia tarairi
(tarairi)

 







Brachyglottis hectori








Brachyglottis huntii
(rautini)










Brachyglottis repanda
(rangiora)

 





 

Brachyglottis monroi









Carmichaelia arborea
(sweet New Zealand broom)








Carmichaelia australis
(New Zealand broom)



 



Carmichaelia glabrescens (pink tree broom)









Carmichaelia kirkii (climbing broom)








Carmichaelia stevensonii (weeping tree broom)









Carmichaelia williamsii
(yellow tree broom)










Carpodetus serratus(putaputaweta, marble-leaf)









Clianthus puniceus
(kowhai ngutu-kaka, kaka beak)










Coprosma acerosa (sand coprosma)








Coprosma lucida
(karamu)

 






Coprosma intertexta








Coprosma linariifolia
(yellow wood)









Coprosma propinqua (mingimingi)










Coprosma repens
(taupata, mirror plant)








Coprosma rubra

 







Cordyline australis
(ti kouka, cabbage tree)










Cordyline banksii
(ti ngahere, ti parae)








Cordyline indivisa
(toi, mountain or broad-leaved cabbage tree)







Cordyline obtecta (Three Kings cabbage tree)









Corokia cotoneaster (korokio, corokia)









Corokia macrocarpa (Chatham Islands korokio)

 








Corynocarpus laevigatus
(karaka)








Dacrycarpus dacrydioides
(kahikatea, white pine)








Dacydium cupressimum
(rimu, red pine)










Discaria toumatou
(matagouri, wild Irishman)










Dodonaea viscosa
(akeake)











Dracophyllum
spp. (monoao, grass tree, turpentine bush)






Dysoxylum spectabile
(kohekohe)









Elaeocarpus dentatus
(hinau)










Elaeocarpus hookerianus
(pokaka)











Elingamita johnsonii











Entelea arborescens
(whau, New Zealand mulberry)









Fuchsia excorticata
(kotukutuku, tree fuchsia)










Gaultheria
spp (New Zealand snowberry)



Griselinia littoralis
(papaumu, broadleaf)









Griselinia lucida
(puka)











Halocarpus biformis
(bog pine)










Hebe albicans








Hebe armstrongii
(Armstrong’s koromiko)












Hebe benthamii










Hebe biggarii











Hebe chathamica










Hebe decumbens










Hebe diosmifolia










Hebe elliptica
(coastal koromiko)









Hebe macrantha
var macrantha (large-flowered koromiko)










Hebe odora








Hebe salicifolia
(tall koromiko)











Hebe speciosa
(napuka)











Hebe topiaria










Hebe townsonii
(Townson’s koromiko)











Helichrysum parvifolium










Helichrysum plumeum










Heliohebe hulkeana
subsp. hulkeana (New Zealand lilac)








Heliohebe lavaudiana
(Banks Peninsula lilac)










Hoheria angustifolia (houhere, narrow-leaved lacebark, ribbonwood)








Hoheria populnea
(houhere, lacebark, ribbonwood)










Hoheria sexstylosa
(houhere, long-leaved lacebark, ribbonwood)








Ixerba brexioides
(tawari)










Knightia excelsa (rewarewa, New Zealand honeysuckle)










Kunzea ericoides
var. ericoides (kanuka)











Laurelia novae-zelandiae
(pukatea)










Leptospermum scoparium var. scoparium (manuka, New Zealand tea tree)









Libocedrus plumosa
(kawaka, New Zealand cedar)








Lophomyrtus bullata
(ramarama)









Lophomyrtus obcordata

(rohutu)

 

 

 


Macropiper excelsum (kawakawa, New Zealand pepper tree)

 

 



Melicytus chathamicus (Chatham Islands mahoe)

 

 

 

Melicytus ramiflorus (mahoe, whiteywood)

 

 





Meryta sinclairii (puka, pukanui)

 





Metrosideros carminea
(red rata vine)




 




Metrosideros excelsa

(pohutukawa)

 

 

 



Metrosideros robusta
(northern rata)


 

 



Metrosideros umbellata

(southern rata)







Muehlenbeckia astonii
(shrubby pohuehue, wiggywig bush)

 

 




Myrsine australis
(mapau, red matipo)


 

 

Myrsine divaricata

(weeping matipo)









Myrsine salicina
(toro)

 


 



 


Myoporum laetum (ngaio)












Nothofagus fusca
(red beech)

 


 




Nothofagus menziesii (tawhai, silver beech)








Nothofagus solandri
(black beech, mountain beech)











Nothofagus truncata
(tawhairanui, hard or clinker beech)

 










Olearia albida











Olearia angustifolia
(tete a weak, muttonbird scrub)









Olearia arborescens
  (common tree daisy)













Olearia avicenniaefolia

(mountain akeake)











Olearia cheesemanii
(stream daisy)










Olearia fragrantissima (fragrant tree daisy)















Olearia ilicifolia
(hakeke, mountain holly)








Olearia pachyphylla
(thick-leaved tree daisy)









Olearia paniculata
(akakiraho, golden akeake)

 

 

 




Olearia traversiorum
(Chatham Islands akeake)








Ozothamnus leptophyllus
(tauwhini)











Pachystegia insignis
(Marlborough rock daisy)













Pachystegia rufa
(Haldon Hills rock daisy)




 




Pennantia corymbosa (kaikomako)










Phyllocladus trichmanoides (tanekaha, celery pine)





 



Pittosporum colensoi

(black mapou)










Pittosporum crasifolium
(karo)









Pittosporum dallii
(Dall’s pittosporum)









Pittosporum eugeniodes
(tarata, lemonwood)










Pittosporum tenuifolium
(kohuhu)










Plagianthus regius subsp. regius (manatu, lowland ribbonwood)








Plagianthus divaricatus
(saltmarsh ribbonwood)







Podocarpus nivalis
(mountain totara)









Podocarpus totara
var. totara (totara)











Pomaderris apetala var. maritima (tainui)














Pomaderris kumerahou (kumerahou, gumdigger’s soap)















Prumnopitys ferruginea (miro, brown pine)





 



Pseudopanax arboreus
(whauwhaupaku, puahou, fivefinger)












Pseudopanax chathamicus (Chatham Island fivefinger)












Pseudopanax crassifolius (horoeka, lancewood)













Pseudopanax ferox(fierce lancewood)









Pseudopanax laetus








Pseudopanax lessonii (houpara)








Pseudowintera colorata(horopito, peppertree)














Quintinia serrata (Westland quintinia)









Raoulia eximia (vegetable sheep)









Rhabdothamnus solandri(waiuatua)









Rhopalostylis sapida (nikau palm)













Schefflera digitata (pate)









Solanum aviculare var. aviculare (poroporo)













Sophora longicarinata (weeping kowhai)









Sophora microphylla (small-leaved kowhai)














Sophora prostrata (prostrate kowhai)










Sophora tetraptera(large-leaved kowhai)










Teucridium parvifolium









Vitex lucens (puriri)









Weinmannia racemosa (kamihi)





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This page last updated on 14 Dec 2012