Subtropical climate means that there are nearly no frosts in Whangarei - this enables nearly every tropical plant to grow here. Coming from Switzerland with cold winters this is a gardener's paradise! And we were lucky because we took over many beautiful Cabbage Trees, a big palm, lots of great and mature Aloe and NZ Flax plants, lots of little succulents, tiny gems such as bromeliads, baby Cycads and a baby Banana, exotic fellows like Taro, a Silk Tree, Bird of Paradise, iconic Ponga and Mamaku fern trees, native trees like Kanuka and Manuka, Kowhai, Pittosporums, Rata, a rare Nikau Palm and best of all, our majestic and ancient jungle giant, the Pururi tree.

We still haven't identified all our plants but hope to catch up.
Palm Kowhai Aloe nest Puriri
Arum Lilly Kanuka Mock Orange Cabbage Tree
Taiwanese Cherry Lemon Rewa Rewa unknown
Canna Banana Rose Kawa Kawa
Tea Trees Hibiscus Cabbage Trees Flax
Orchid Daffodil Bromeliad Bird of Paradise
Flax Ponga Aloe nest Taro
Fox Glove unknown Aloe Clematis Cabbage Tree
Palm Palm Aloe Fern Trees
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