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Podocarpus totara

Totara

In Stock: 0.236 lb (Total:0.236lb)
  • Podocarpus totara

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0.24 lb
Podocarpus totara

Details

Germination:
98%
Germination test:
cut
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
31,310
Quantity:
0.24 lb
Collected in:
New Zealand
Crop year:
2020
Item ID:
1828394

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 4-6 weeks
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil

Looking for a tree that's unique to New Zealand? Consider Podocarpus totara, also known as tōtara. This species is a slow-growing, long-lasting tree with a trunk that can reach up to 35 meters in height. The bark has a beautiful papery texture and the needle-like leaves are stiff and leathery, measuring about 2 cm long. Tōtara is a marvel in the forest, producing unusual cones with fleshy, juicy scales that turn bright red when mature. The wood of the tōtara is highly prized for its durability and resistance to rot, making it ideal for fence posts, floor pilings, and railway sleepers. The Maori people used it for traditional boat building, due to its light weight and natural oils that prevent rotting. Tōtara grows easily from seed and cuttings, and several cultivars are available for garden use. Discover the unique beauty and versatility of tōtara today!

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