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High Quality Hoheria For Sale

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We have the largest variety of Hoheria trees and the right one for your space. These Lacebark trees have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We grow and stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Hoheria, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Hoheria

1. What is the Maori name for Hoheria angustifolia?

The Māori name for Hoheria angustifolia is houhi or houhi puruhi. The latter name means "narrow-leaved houhi", which is a reference to the plant's narrow leaves. The Māori word houhere is a general term for Hoheria trees and shrubs, and is also used to refer to the bark of these plants. The bark of houhi trees was traditionally used by Māori to make textiles, such as cloaks, kete, and poi balls.

Hoheria angustifolia is a native New Zealand tree that is found in forests and scrub up to 900 meters above sea level. It is a popular garden and park specimen, and is also used for restoration planting.

2. How big do Hoheria angustifolia get?

Hoheria angustifolia can grow to be a medium-sized tree, reaching heights of up to 10 metres tall. It has a weeping habit, with slender branches that droop gracefully. The leaves are narrow and coarsely toothed, and the bark is a distinctive lacey pattern. In good growing conditions it can reach 3-4 metres in just 5 years. However, its growth rate will slow as it matures.

3. What is Hoheria used for?

Hoheria is a native New Zealand plant that has a variety of uses. It is used in traditional Māori medicine and included in gardens.

Hoheria bark and leaves have been used by Māori for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, including:

Hoheria is a mucilaginous plant, which means that it contains a sticky substance that can soothe and protect inflamed tissues. It also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.

4. How big is Hoheria populnea?

Hoheria populnea can grow up to 12 metres tall. However, it is more commonly found in the 6-8 metre range. It has a broad, spreading crown and can be quite bushy. The leaves are large and oval-shaped, with serrated margins. The bark is a distinctive lacey pattern, which is why the tree is known as lacebark.

5. Is Hoheria populnea toxic?

Hoheria populnea is not toxic. It is a safe plant to grow around children and pets. The leaves and flowers are edible, and can be eaten raw or cooked. The bark has also been used traditionally to make tea. Hoheria populnea is also a valuable food source for native birds and bees. The flowers produce a lot of nectar, which attracts pollinators, and the seeds are eaten by birds.

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