Golden Totara (Podocarpus totara aurea)
Azalea Advent Bells
Camellia 'Fairy Blush'
Alextryon Excelsus (Titoki)
Cut Leaf Daisy (Brachycombe)
Camellia Margaret Davis
Kanuka (Kunzea ericoides)
Norfolk Island Hibiscus (Largunaria patersonii)
Yucca Gold Star
Hydrangea Bridal Bouquet
Acacia melanoxylon (excellent firewood and timber tree)
Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterophylla)
Leightons Green Cypress
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We're Sorry, But After 3 Decades..
the Matatoa Tree & Shrub Retail Centrewill be CLOSED from SUNDAY 28 NOVEMBER
Yes, the time has come after 3 decades for Chris and Jen to take some time out for other projects and to do things differently for a while. As a result we will be closing from 28 November and we will not be reopening the display area next May.
However, we will be maintaining a reduced offering of stock on our website and we will be contactable by email. Additionally, for a limited time over the next planting season, (June, July and August 2011) we will be supplying plants from our own stocks and from other selected growers. - Small order limits will apply.
WILLOWS AND POPLARS
Production of our willow and poplar nursery will be maintained offering a range of Poles, Stakes and Cuttings - Available June - August only). Advanced orders are encouraged.
We will also have a substantial offering of Pohutukawa stock, including good numbers of Metrosideros 'Maori Princess' in various grades and ages up to large specimens for instant landscaping.
Our apologies to all of our keen customers regarding this closure and we would sincerely like to thank all of our regular, new, and previous customers for their patronage over the years.
ONLY TWO MONTHS LEFT..... Don't Miss OutDon't delay in getting your trees and shrubs purchased and into your garden - only TWO MORE MONTHS available for you to get top quality stock from our display centre in Shannon. Gates close as at 4.30pm on Saturday 27 November and future purchases will only be available via our website.
MORE STOCK TO CHOOSE FROMUnfortunately we have been too busy to add to our website the new plant addtions that we have been supplying since our website was updated for the season in May. We have made an excel spreadsheet with prices and descriptions of these extra plants. You can click on the link below to see what is still available as at 25 September 2010.
If you haven't seen our original offering you can see the on line catalogue that was posted earlier this season here...
Over the years we have become a major grower and supplier of Pohutukawas (both very large and small grades) in our wider region. If you need hardy, or coastal hardy trees for a special project, talk to us about our Pohutukawa options. As well as the traditional NZ Xmas tree (Metrosideros excelsa) we have Metrosideros 'Maori Princess' (pictured), Metrosideros 'Lighthouse', Metrosideros Kermacadensis Variegata (Variegated Kermadec Pohutukawa), Metrosideros Mistral, Metrosideros Scarlet Pimpernell, and Metrosideros Vibrance
Find descriptions of these varieties by clicking here
Above Right; Metrosideros 'Maori Princess' EL80 Grade 2..4 - 2.6 metres $236. 40 inc 12.5% gst
Above: Metrosideros Maori Princess - from left - grades EL45, PB95, EL45 Bushy, EL45 Standard from $91.35 - $145
Another popular evergreen tree that we have had high demand for is Magnolia Grandiflora
and Magnolia 'Little Gem'.
'Little Gem' is a much more compact version of Magnolia Grandiflora with the dense deep green foliage with brown felted undersides. Large creamy white flowers come freely from a young age (some are in bud already in their containers). Will grow to about 5 metres in 15 years. Will grow a little taller over time.
We have a good range still available of Magnolia Little Gem (already a few years old) in the following grades: These prices include 12.5% gst - EXCELLENT VALUE
PB28 - 1.5-1.7m - ONLY $45.85
PB40 - 1.5-1.7m - ONLY $56.75
EL35 - 2m - 2.2m - ONLY $96.50
EL45 - 2.2 - 2.3m - ONLY $125.00 (pictured)
Magnolia Grandiflora is the larger version which will grow to about 7m high and 5m wide in 10 years. Also has large creamy white flowers in late summer. Awesome where an impressive specimen is required either as a single tree or lining a driveway.
PB18 - 80cm bare trunk, full height 1.6-1.8 metres only $32.50
PB40 1.4-1.8m high at only $56.75
PB40 - with a 1.3m bare trunk and total height including head 2.2-2.3 metres - only $72.00
Some larger grades are still available in small numbers.
SALE ON DECIDUOUS FRUIT TREESWE STILL HAVE SMALL NUMBERS OF DECIDUOUS FRUIT TREES AT 20% OFF
Pear Doyenne du Comice OG 1.2-1.6 metres
Pear Winter Nellis OG 1.2-1.5 metres
Peach Golden Queen PB18 ex Field grown LARGE TREES 2.4-2.6 metres
Apple Braeburn OG .9-1.2 metres
Apple Golden Delicious .9-1.2 metres
Apple Granny Smith .9-1.2 metres
Apple Monty's Surprise .9-1.2m
Apple Red Delicous .9-1.2m
Apple Royal Gala .9-1.2m
Apple Splendour Semi Dwarf
Peach Golden Queen
Grape Urbana OG .9-1.2 metres
|PLUS - ALL REMAINING MANDARINS ON SPECIAL|
AT $18.35 EACH
Stock Numbers Limited
See mandarin descriptions here
Mandarain Burgess Scarlet
Mandarin Corsica No. 2
OTHER CITRUS VARIETIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE INCLUDING LEMONS, LIME
ORANGES - Best Seedless, Carters Naval, Harwood Late, Valencia and Washington Navel
Feijoa UniqueAnother must to plant in your back yard is Feijoa Unique. This self fertile species will produce large, juicy fruit at a very young age. Awesome straight off the tree or as Feijoa crumble, jam, chutney ..... you name it. Order yours here before they run out..
KOWHAI - Draw in those Tui'sLast chance to get large Kowhai for your garden. We are reducing large (EL60 grade) 2.5 - 3 metre Sophora Teptraptera forONE WEEK ONLY (finishes Saturday 10 October)
NURSERY DISPLAY SPECIALS
Viburnum Eve Price
Long Leafed Lacebark
Norfolk Island Hibiscus
Camellia Ballet Queen
Cut Leaf Daisy
Daphne Leucanthe 2 year old
Leucadendron Mrs Stanley
Hebe Cape Foulwind
Camellia Nuccios Pearl
Camellia Nuccios Jewel
Camellia Kramers Beauty
Erica White Delight
Platanus hispanica (field grown)
Erica Lavender Mist
Erica Ice Green
Camellia Margaret Davis
Always a great statement with bold foliage is the New Zealand Nikau. Ideal as specimens in courtyards, native garden areas or in large pots. Don't miss out on the excellent grades we still have available. Pictured is our EL45 grade which are 1.6 - 1.7m priced at $175.00 We also have slightly smaller grades for $145.00 We also have some of these available in large rigid pots, which will be ideal to put straight on to the patio.
Make a statement in your entrance or patio with toparied box balls - we have available balls and cone shaped options. Priced from $195.00 to $350.00
MENTION THIS NEWSLETTER AND WE WILL GIVE YOU 20% OFF ANY BUXUS SPECIMEN YOU CHOOSE
Excellent for hedging in a variety of conditions the Kapuka is a hardy native with a slight tropical look due to it's large, glossy green leaves.
Pictured is our EL45 Superlift grade - CURRENTLY REDUCED TO $98.50.
Visit the nursery and don't pay any GST increase.
That's right - if you visit the nursery between now and when we close on 27 November, and purchase any of our current nursery stock, you will not pay any price increase due to the gst rise. We will be paying the extra for you.This offer is on current nursery stock only, and available when purchases are made from the nursery, not from our website.
What became of Nick?Many of you enquire after our friendly, driver / nurseryman / tree planter. Well you will now find Nick busy as a Sailing / Boating instructor at the Port Nicholson Sailing Academy. So if you want to learn how to sail, or go sailing on Wellington Harbour go and check him out next to the Freyberg Pool or visit their website at www.rpnyc.org.nz for more information.
The truck is still on the road delivering regularly, but it will be Chris you see at the wheel for the remainder of our season.
Looking forward to seeing you in Shannon before 28 November and we will keep you posted as to what comes next...
Wishing you successful gardening....
Chris and Jen Hathaway.