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Phormium tenax 'Taihore'. Harakeke cultivar.

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Harakeke cultivar. From Flax Commissioners Report 1871:

Kelly, Taranaki. Plant or variety ?

< Raglan, Native. Breaking strain = 70

Armstrong, Christchurch. Leaves linear. Very strong. Dark red edge. Fibre % = 19.8

Heaphy, West Coast. Best fibre

Hutton, Waikato. Best variety, cultivated. Strip of leaf 1/8 of inch broad bore a strain of 48 lbs.

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28 May 2007
20 May 2020
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