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Serendipitous supply
When the Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust wanted to give a gift of plants, locally sourced from Rarangi Beach, east of Blenheim, they came to Oratia. Not only could we provide an eco-sourced species, it was also a plant which had since disappeared from the region!

This is the Trust's story.

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Rhopalostylis sapida
Height: 5m;  Spread: 3m
Nikau (Palm)
The only mainland palm. Slower growing than off shore island forms, but equally elegant.
» Click here for our Rhopalostylis sapida article published in The Fringe, March 2014 ...
» For a landscaping perspective on Rhopalostylis, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
Nikau Palm Flower/Seedhead Nov.08 Whakatane
..nice structural group at RMBG
..opening wide at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melb
Nikau on the Lower Loop of the Arataki Nature Trail, Auckland
 Product Name   Pot Size   Price   Buy Now 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 95   $290.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 40   $122.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 28   $110.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 18   $70.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 12   $48.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 8   $32.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 5   $20.00 
 Rhopalostylis sapida  PB 3   $14.00 
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