Lowland Forest

Low altitude, gentle slopes, broad terraces, above the water table

Indicative Plant Swatches

Typical swatches only. Plants will be tested on site prior to mass planting. Plants are subject to availability and will be secured and/or grown where possible.

The following plant lists are not definitive, rather, they give an indication of the planting in each ecological zone.

Agathis australia

Agathis australia

kauri

Alectryon excelsus

Alectryon excelsus

titoki

Beilschmedia tarairi

Beilschmedia tarairi

taraire

Beilschmedia tawa

Beilschmedia tawa

tawa

Coprosma arborea

Coprosma arborea

Coprosma robusta

Coprosma robusta

karamu

Corynocarpus laevigatus

Corynocarpus laevigatus

karaka

Cyathea dealbata

Cyathea dealbata

ponga

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

kahikatea

Dacrydium cupressinium

Dacrydium cupressinium

rimu

Dysoxylum spectabile

Dysoxylum spectabile

kohekohe

Genistomia ligustrifolium

Genistomia ligustrifolium

hange hange

Hoheria sextylosa

Hoheria sextylosa

ribbonwood, lacebark

Knightea excelsa

Knightea excelsa

rewarewa

Laurelia novae zelandiae

Laurelia novae zelandiae

pukatea

Leptospermum scoparium

Leptospermum scoparium

manuka

Litsea calicaris

Litsea calicaris

mangeao

Macropiper excelsum

Macropiper excelsum

kawakawa

Melicytus ramiflorus

Melicytus ramiflorus

whiteywood, mahoe

Metrosideros robusta

Metrosideros robusta

northern rata

Myrsine australis

Myrsine australis

mapou

Nestegis apetala

Nestegis apetala

coastal maire

Phyllocladus trichomanoides

Phyllocladus trichomanoides

tanekaha

Pittosporum crassifolium

Pittosporum crassifolium

karo

Podocarpus totara

Podocarpus totara

totara

Pouteria costata

Pouteria costata

tawapou

Prumnopitys ferrugenea

Prumnopitys ferrugenea

miro

Pseudopanax crassifolius

Pseudopanax crassifolius

pseudopanax crassifolius

Pseudopanax lessonii

Pseudopanax lessonii

houpara

Sophora microphylla

Sophora microphylla

kowhai

Streblus banksii

Streblus banksii

large leaved milk tree, turepo

Vitex lucens

Vitex lucens

puriri