Waiheke Island


Oneroa, Waiheke Island

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Swapping Food, Community Gardens, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, Seed Savers

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Boysenberries, Loganberries

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  • > you need someone who is a tree expert - southern woods nursery?

    > tree crops association?

    I am a tree expert. ;-)

    I a looked up southern woods nursery. They have only seedlings or ornamental varieties.

    I'm member of the NZTCA. I asked Jennifer Hutson about this plants. So far no answer. :-(



  • Hello Christy,

    > if I lived a wee bit closer I'd offer to help out...

    you can help.
    We are looking for *fruit* *varieties* of:
    - Hickory (Carya ovata)
    - Heartnut (Juglans ailanthifolia cordiformis)
    - Pecan (Carya illinoinensis)
    - Gingo (Ginko biloba)
    - Filbert Hazelnut (Corylus maxima)
    - Saskatoon (Amelanchier alnifolia or A. canadensis)
    We also searching Shipmast Black Locust
    (Robinia pseudoacacia) 'Rectissima' or/and ‘Appalachia'.
    Large trees, small trees or cuttings would be appreciated.

    We also looking for 2000 seeds of respectively:
    - Siberian peashrub (Caragana arborescens)
    - Osage orange (Maclura pomifera)
    - Mexican alder (Alnus jorullensis)
    For wind shelter belt.
    Do you know a source of these plants and seeds ?

  • Fantastic! Thanks for sharing your photos.  Fast growing semi tropical plants wouldn't survive down here in Southland - it took us 8 years to get to the stage you are at after only 3!

  • Thanks Christy.

  • How about tomorrow just before 1pm to pick up the banana passionfruit?

  • Cool.  I'll let Katherine know.  Thanks Christy.
  • Both I think.  Which morning suits you best?  Tuesday or Wednesday?
  • great thanks christy ill txt first then swing by
  • I have up loaded photos of my food forest -  go to Food Forest NZ and click on my icon.  Robyn
  • came across this wonderful blog site.. 


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