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A huge selection of plants for sale

Forevergreen Seedlings offers a variety of garden plants for sale, including:


Ready to plant and available to buy in bulk

Many of our plants are in plugs, ready to plant, and we can organise delivery to you anywhere within New Zealand, or you can come visit us at our Tauranga nursery in the Bay of Plenty.

Some of the plant species available to purchase includes:
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Everything from native tree seedlings to cabbage trees and palms

Whether you are after Kiwifruit trees , wholesale plants , palms or trees, stop by our Tauranga nursery to check out the massive range of garden plants for sale. Forevergreen Seedlings has been offering honest advice and healthy seedlings for over 20 years, so why go anywhere else? Make an enquiry today!

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Small trees and large shrubs

Ackama
Code
020

Plant Name
Ackama rosaefolia
Makamaka
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Description
A graceful small tree with beautiful leaves, bronze-green above, pinkish-red beneath. Panicles of cream flowers in spring develop into bright pinkish-red seed capsules in Summer. It will grow in almost any well-drained soil in sun or shade. Frost-tender.
Aristotelia
Code
041

Plant Name
Aristotelia serrata
Wineberry Makomako
Description
A quick-growing small tree, which is good as a specimen or for providing light overhead shade. Large bronze-green leaves often have a pinkish underside. Panicles of rosy-colored flowers in spring followed by dark red-black berries for the birds.

Ascarina
Code
048

Plant Name
Ascarina lucida
Hutu
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Description
A really handsome large shrub for use as a specimen or as a background plant. Distinctive bright glossy foliage contrasts well with its dark branchlets. Tiny flowers and white berries hang like little string beads in early summer. Tolerates only very light frosts.

Carpodetus
Code
186

Plant Name
Carpodetus serratus
Putaputaweta
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Description  
A small tree up to 10 m tall. An striking specimen tree with leathery, mottled foliage and spreading flattened branches. It has small white flowers and purple berries. Hardy species.

Coprosma
The genus  Coprosma  is represented by 45 species in New Zealand and can be split into two groups, One with big leaves and the other with small leaves. All of the species produce fruits colour up in autumn ranging from translucent white to oranges and reds.

Code
265

Plant Name
Coprosma lucida
Karamu
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Description
A small tree or shrub 3.0 – 6.0 m tall with pale bark and glossy, dark green leaves. Bright orange seeds are popular with birds.

Code
266

Plant Name
Coprosma repens 
Taupata

Description
A small tree up to 8m tall found in coastal situations from North Cape to Greymouth. An extremely tough and hardy plant that can withstand gales and salt sprays. Often used as a hedge in coastal situations

Code
267

Plant Name
Coprosma robusta
Karamu
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Description
A small tree up to 6 m high with stout hairless branches. As adult trees this species has a slender trunk and bears drupes in great profusion making a wonderful display.

Dodonaea
Code
356

Plant Name
Dodonaea viscosa
Ake ake
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Description
A small, fast-growing tree common in coastal and lowland districts throughout New Zealand. The light green foliage contrasts well with darker-leaved plants in the garden and its versatility as either a specimen tree or as hedging or shelter make it invaluable.  Dodonaea viscosa  grows to approximately 3-5 m.

Code
357

Plant Name
Dodonaea viscosa purpurea
Purple Ake ake
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Description
A form with dark purplish-red foliage, particularly in the colder months of the year. Seed capsules are also colored bright purplish red through summer. Good as a contrast foliage specimen and also for hedging and shelter.  Dodonaea viscosa purpurea  grows to approximately 3-5 m.

Griselinia
There are eight species in the genus  Griselinia . Six are confined to Chile and the other two are found in New Zealand. This is a very popular genus in NZ and is used as hedging and specimen plants in a variety of situations.

Code
384

Plant Name
Griselinia littoralis
Broadleaf Papauma
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Description
Dense, leathery, bright green foliage and tolerance of any amount of pruning makes this species easy to manage in any garden. It may be kept as a large shrub or allowed to develop into a small tree. Tolerates most soils and salt-laden winds.

Hoheria
Code
406

Plant Name
Hoheria populnea
Lacebark Houhere
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Description
A fast-growing ornamental tree with attractive serrated leaves and showy white flowers in late summer. Will grow in almost any well-drained soil and will tolerate light pruning to maintain a dense bushy form. Selected form with purple under leaf.

Code
408

Plant Name
Hoheria sexstylosa
Long-leaved Lacebark Houhere
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Description
Narrower leaves than  Hoheria populnea . Sweetly scented flowers are produced in abundant profusion along the branchlets. Good specimen tree, but will tolerate pruning to form a hedge-screen.

Libocedrus
The two New Zealand cedar species are perhaps the most handsome conifers for specimen planting and deserve much more recognition. There are few exotic conifers that can surpass the elegant form and graceful foliage of our own native species. Both species will grow in dry as well as moist soils.

Code
514

Plant Name
Libocedrus bidwillii
Mountain cedar Pahautea

Description
With its rather narrow, fastigiate, upright habit, this species is one of the best native trees for specimen planting, and is particularly suitable for small gardens or restricted areas. Dense dark green foliage. 3-4.5 m in average garden conditions.

Code
515

Plant Name
Libocedrus plumosa
N.Z. cedar Kawaka
Description
L. plumosa  has light green foliage, which has a more graceful,  feathery appearance than that of  L. bidwillii.  It forms a dense almost perfectly pyramidal tree 3-6 m. Particularly good as a lawn specimen in poor soils.

Lophomyrtus
Code
521

Plant Name
Lophomyrtus bullata
(Myrtus bullata)
Rama rama
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Description
A large shrub or small tree 1.5 to 3 m. Large, shiny, bronze green "bubbled" leaves and masses of fluffy white flowers followed by dark reddish-black berries make this a lovely shrub for all seasons. Leaves often assume bronze or reddish tints in full sun.

Macropiper
Code
528

Plant Name
Macropiper excelsum
Pepper tree
Kawakawa

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Description
A handsome shrub with broad heart-shaped leaves and dark stems. Very versatile, growing equally well in sun or shade, responding well to heavy pruning and also making a good tub plant. Bright yellow drupes clustered on upright spikes in summer.

Code
529

Plant Name
Macropiper melchior
Three Kings Kawakawa
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Description
This Kawakawa is a very attractive garden plant. Its shiny glossy deeply corrugated heart-shaped leaves are displayed on a compact form. Performs best in filtered sunlight and average garden moisture. This species suffers less from caterpillar attacks than the mainland form's well-known form.

Code
530

Plant Name
Macropiper excelsum var psittacorum
Offshore Is. Kawakawa

Description
Found on the nor-east coast offshore islands of the North Is. This species is a blend of the two other  Macropiper  species in NZ. Its leaves are glossier than  M. excelsum  but not as corrugated as  M. melchior . It seems less prone to insect attack than the mainland species. A tidy attractive garden plant happiest in partial shade and medium moisture.

Myrsine
Code
588

Plant Name
Myrsine australis
Red Matipo Mapau

Description
A handsome foliage plant with light green leaves with wavy margins and red stems and petioles. Fairly quick growing, forming a dense shrub 2-3.5 m. Thrives in almost any soil or situation and tolerates heavy trimming if required.

Code
590

Plant Name
Myrsine divaricata
Weeping Matipo
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Description
An attractive shrub with stiffly weeping branchlets & narrow, erect form. One of the gems of the divaricating shrub is its form and contrast value in the garden. Deep blue to purple berries a bonus for the birds. Grows to 2.0 - 2.5 m.

Pittosporum
There are 26 species of  Pittosporum  endemic to New Zealand. Most are fast growing and certain species make reliable wind and drought resistant hedges. Most of the species are cold hardy and will grow readily in most soil types providing there is good drainage.


Code
782

Plant Name
Pittosporum crassifolium
Karo
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Description
Generally considered as a shelter tree, but is quite striking as a small specimen tree, especially in coastal gardens. Able to withstand strong salt-laden winds. Bright red flowers attract the bees in summer with a heady nectar scent. Pittosporum crassifolium grows to approximately 3-5 m.

Code
785

Plant Name
Pittosporum eugenoides
Lemonwood
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Description
An attractive pittosporum for use as a specimen as well as being a quick-growing hedge or shelter plant. Compound inflorescences of lemon yellow flowers are honey-scented.

Code
793

Plant Name
Pittosporum tenuifolium
Kohuhu
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Description
A fast-growing species with smallish light green leaves and noted for the exquisite honey like fragrance of the dark red flowers. Makes an attractive shade tree if lower branches are removed. Often trimmed to form dense bushy shelterbelts. 3.5-5 m.

Plagianthus
Code
521

Plant Name
Plagianthus regius
Ribbonwood Manatu
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Description
One of the few deciduous native trees with attractive light green, coarsely toothed leaves. Pale lemon flowers are produced in abundant clusters. Very fast growing, being slender and erect in its early years, later spreading at the top.

Pseudopanax
New Zealand has about 14 endemic species of  Pseudopanax  shrubs and trees. They display a wide range of foliage and form, which makes them superb garden and landscaping plants, as well as many of them being suitable for pot and tub culture. Most are quite hardy and tolerate a wide range of soils and situations. There are also fantastic hybrids with diverse leaf colour and form.


Code
837

Plant Name
Pseudopanax arboreus
Five-finger 
Whauwhaupaku

Description
A much-branched, round-headed tree with large 5-7-foliolate smooth, dark green toothed leaves. Dainty, starlike, honey-scented flowers develop into large, conspicuous umbels of purplish-black fruits. Very hardy and wind-tolerant. 4-6 m.

Code
846

Plant Name
Pseudopanax laetus

Description
Huge, dark green, 5-7 foliolate leaves and dense bushy habit make this a superb plant with a distinctly tropical appearance. Grows well in either sun or shade and is quite wind-hardy. Forms a large shrub in the garden 2.5-3 m and is also good for tubs.

Code
847

Plant Name
Pseudopanax lessonii
Houpara

Description
A handsome species with fine bold glossy foliage. Grows fairly quickly to form a bushy shrub 3- 3.5 m. Very wind-tolerant, inland or coastal. Excellent specimen for the garden or tub.

Code
849

Plant Name
Pseudopanax mixed hybrids
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Description
We have a range of selected trees, which produce a superb range of hybrids with very diverse leaf forms and colours from bright greens to deep purples. All are excellent garden and landscaping plants and great for pot and tub culture.

Pseudowintera
Code
856

Plant Name
Pseudowintera axillaris

Description
A small tree with attractive, shiny dark green leaves and glorious bright yellow berries right into autumn. Good as a background tree in the shrub border or on its own in light shade.

Code
857

Plant Name
Pseudowintera colorata
Pepper tree
Horopito


Description
A distinctive shrub with yellow-green leaves variously blotched with vibrant reddish colour above and bluish-white beneath. Forms a slow-growing small shrub 1-1.5 m, and will grow in sun or shade, the colour being better in full sun, especially in the colder months.

Schefflera
Code
880

Plant Name
Schefflera digitata
Pate

Description
This small tree grows to 8 m and is commonly found as a shrub along shady roadsides. The species is found throughout NZ and is known for its distinctive compound leaves.

Classic Trees


Agathis
Code
023

Plant Name
Agathis australis
Kauri

Description
The best-known N.Z. tree, which although a giant in the forest, is suitable as a specimen tree for most moderate-sized gardens and is also a good tree for tub planting.

Alectryon
Code
024

Plant Name
Alectryon excelsa
Titoki

Description
A handsome specimen tree that grows 4 to 6 m in the garden.The shining pinnate foliage is attractive all year round and the ripe seed capsules split to reveal a shiny black seed embedded in a bright scarlet fleshy cup, which are an added feature in summer.

Beilschmiedia
Code
078

Plant Name
Beilschmiedia tarairi
Taraire

Description
A distinctive and shapely tree with bold dark green leaves and large purplish-black drupes. Young emerging leaves have an attractive rusty brown color. Ideal specimen for the coastal or frost-free garden reaching 6-9 m.prefers a rich well-drained soil.

Code
079

Plant Name
Beilschmiedia tawa
Tawa

Description
A good specimen tree with slender, erect growth habit and attractive pale green willow-like foliage, which hangs from the branchlets. It prefers a moderately rich, well-drained soil with some shelter in frosty areas when young. Large dark purple drupes.  Beilschmiedia tawa  grows to approximately 6 m.

Corynocarpus
Code
336

Plant Name
Corynocarpus laevigatus
Karaka

Description
An attractive and useful medium-sized tree which may be grown as a specimen or tub tree and in coastal areas is widely used for shelter purposes. Once established it will withstand quite dry conditions. Large orange drupes in summer.

Dacrycarpus
Code
350

Plant Name
Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes
Kahikatea

Description
A tall tree which often has a buttressed trunk when mature. The juvenile form has brown foliage, becoming dark green in the mature tree. Masses of bright red and orange seed fruits adorn the tree as the seed ripens.

Dysoxylum
Code
370

Plant Name
Dysoxylum spectabile
Kohekohe

Description
A medium size tree with large glossy bright green leaves giving it a tropical appearance. Drooping panicles of waxy white flowers spring from the trunk and branches in winter followed by capsules, which split to reveal bright orange seed coats. Frost tender.  Dysoxylum spectabile  grows to approximately 4-8 m.

Hedycarya
Code
397

Plant Name
Hedycarya arborea
Pigeonwood
Poraikawhiri

Description
A handsome medium-size tree up to 6 m in cultivation. Shining dark green leaves and erect habit make this a good specimen tree. Large clusters of bright orange-red drupes adorn the tree in early summer.

Knightia
Code
398

Plant Name
Knightia excelsa
NZ Honeysuckle
Rewarewa

Description
A tall, slender, erect tree with long, narrow serrated leaves and clusters of deep red flowers which develop into velvety-brown seed capsules. It will grow in almost any well-drained, friable soil in sun or shade.

Laurelia
Code
480

Plant Name
Laurelia novae-zelandiae
Pukatea

Description
A handsome specimen tree especially suited for growing in wet situations and along streamsides, although it grows perfectly happily in a good, deep rich soil. Rather slow-growing in cultivation but well worth it with bright glossy serrated leaves. Laurelia novae-zelandiae grows to approximately 6 m.

Meryta
Code
548

Plant Name
Meryta sinclairii
Puka
Description
Huge glossy bright green leaves and tropical appearance make this one of our most handsome native trees. It is especially suited to coastal gardens and frost-free situations. It forms a small tree 3.5 - 5 m with many branches. Large bunches of dark purple berries in autumn.

Metrosideros
Code
550

Plant Name
Metrosideros excelsa
Pohutukawa

Code
550

Plant Name
Metrosideras umbellatum
Pohutukawa

Podocarpus
Code
809

Plant Name
Podocarpus totara
Totara

Description
Although a large conifer, it is sufficiently slow-growing to make it suitable for all but the smallest of gardens. It grows into a handsome specimen tree with a large rounded head. It is particularly hardy and will grow in any soil and condition. Under garden conditions its average height is 3-4.5 m.

Prumnopitys
Code
831

Plant Name
Prumnopitys taxifolia
Black pine
Matai
Description
A majestic tree, which begins life as a somewhat straggly juvenile with reddish brown foliage. The mature tree has a beautiful brown and grey-blotched trunk and the foliage is a dark forest green.

Pseudopanax
Code
840

Plant Name
Pseudopanax crassifolius
Lancewood
Horoeka

Description
Characterized by a distinct juvenile form with long, rigid, narrow, downward-pointing bronze-green leaves which in the adult form give way to shorter, broader dark green leaves forming a round bushy head on the slender trunk. 4.5-6 m.

Code
844

Plant Name
Pseudopanax ferox
Toothed lancewood
Description
An even more striking plant than  Ps. crassifolius . The long, narrow leaves of the juvenile form are more coarsely toothed and the foliage has an unusual marbled and mottled appearance. Pseudopanax ferox  grows to approximately 3.0-3.6 m.

Sophora
Among the most beautiful of our flowering trees, the  kowhai  is widely regarded as our national flower. They are easy to grow and thrive in almost any soil and situation. In spring they are a glorious sight, with their golden yellow flowers before the new bright green leaves emerge, and bringing tuis from far and wide to drink their nectar.

Code
908

Plant Name
Sophora tetraptera
Kowhai

Description
This species has much larger leaflets, (12-25 pairs per leaf stalk), and larger paler buttercup-yellow flowers. It does not go through a tangled juvenile form and flowers while still very young. Under average garden conditions it will grow to 4.6 - 6 m.

Code
901

Plant Name
Sophora microphylla
Kowhai

Description
Usually larger proportions than  L.grandiflora  - clumps often about 50 cm high. The flower stems generally do not reach above the foliage, but the large bright yellow seed capsules persist for months. Superb under trees and in dappled sunlight.

Code
907

Plant Name
Sophora prostrata
Kowhai

Description
S. prostrata  is recognised by its divaricating growth-form, the smaller flowers solitary or in pairs and the small pod with few seeds. Specimens more than 1.8 m. high, and probably much higher, are common enough, but they never grow out of the divaricating growth-form stage of development.

Vitex
Code
336

Plant Name
Vitex lucens
Puriri

Description
A beautiful tree which is quite fast-growing. Handsome compound bright to dark green foliage, pretty deep pink flowers and bright reddish-pink berries. It prefers a deep rather rich soil. Young plants are very frost-tender. Excellent specimen tree.

Cabbage Trees and Palms


Cordyline
A genus of trees with strong trunks and terminal clusters of long sword-shaped leaves, giving them a tropical, yet intensely New Zealand flavour in any garden. Panicles of sweet-scented flowers in spring are followed by white or purple berries for the birds.

Code
293

Plant Name
Cordyline australis
Cabbage tree
Ti kouka


Description
Perhaps the best tree to give any landscape a "New Zealand" flavour. Effective as a single specimen and as group plantings. May also be used for patio tubs. Sweetly scented white flowers in Spring-Summer.

Code
297

Plant Name
Cordyline banksii
Ti ngahere

Description
A smaller species with long drooping leaves and large showy panicles of fragrant white flowers in Spring. Sometimes develops multiple trunks giving an attractive clumping effect. Prefers a reasonably moist soil.

Code
298

Plant Name
Cordyline kaspar
Three Kings CabbageTree

Description
Smaller than  C.australis , with much broader leaves and a more squat branching habit, tending to branch much lower down. Flowers produced while still quite small. Excellent cabbage tree for landscaping as well as for tubs. 
Forevergreen sources a very graceful form of this species

Code
299

Plant Name
Cordyline pumilio
Dwarf cabbage tree
Ti-rauriki


Description
A distinctive, usually stem less cabbage tree with narrow grass-like foliage forming a graceful clump 1m wide by 1m high. Sweet-scented flowers are born on long stems cascading over the foliage in Spring. Best in good soil in a sunny position.

Code
300

Plant Name
Cordyline purple hybrids

Description
Seed from selected purple cabbage trees gives a range of slender to very broad purple foliage – some with vibrant colour, others more pinkish-red; but all excellent for landscaping in any situation.

Code
301

Plant Name
Cordyline bronze hybrids

Description
A hybrid form with a mix of slender to broad arching leaves with a silvery-brown to pinkish-brown colour. Interesting contrast when planted with bright green shrubs and grasses.

Rhopalostylis
Code
876

Plant Name
Rhopalostylis sapida
Nikau palm 
Nikau


Description
A slow growing, very graceful palm with a wide arching crown of fronds atop a sturdy trunk. Pale pinkish flowers cascade on short flower stalks from beneath the bulbous leaf base followed by bright red berries. Prefers rich soil in a sheltered position. Good indoor plant.

Code
877

Plant Name
Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesemanii
Kermadec Island Nikau

Description
Longer, broader fronds, larger flower heads and darker red berries than the mainland Nikau. Exotic tropical appearance makes this a superb form for a sheltered situation.

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