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Plant propagation
It is preferable to propagate plants by seeds rather than cuttings or by division. This ensures maximum genetic diversity is maintained.

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Blechnum novae-zelandiae
Height: 1m;  Spread: 2m
Kiokio (Fern)
Very hardy. New fronds pink in the sun. A popular fern for revegatation and ornamental plantings
» Click here for our Blechnum article published in the Titirangi Tatler, May 2012
» For a landscaping perspective on Blechnum novae-zelandiae see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
Gorgeous colours - @ Long Bay Park, late Dec '10
..unwinding at Long Bay Park, Dec '10..
Fertile frond.
Fresh new growth unfurls.