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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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Melicytus macrophyllus
Height: 3m;  Spread: 2m
Large leaved Mahoe (Shrub)
Attractive glossy green foliage, scented flowers and white-purple berries in summer.
» Click here for our Melicytus macrophyllus article published in the Titirangi Tatler...
Photo gallery:
In flower on the Fletcher track, Karamatura, Huia
28 Sept 2014