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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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Prumnopitys taxifolia
Height: 8m;  Spread: 6m
Matai (Tree)
Interlacing juvenile form transforms into a slow growing feathery specimen tree.
» Click here for our Prumnopitys ferruginea article published in The Fringe, November 2016 ...
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Juvenile tree.