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Phormium tenax 'Pūtaiore'. Harakeke cultivar.

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Harakeke cultivar.

1) New Zealand Department of Agriculture 1908; Erect variety 8"-10" high. Even leaf. Butt little thicker than top. Good return of fibre per ton of green. Multiplies quickly, throws up numerous shoots.

2) Drysdale & McGregor 1910; Variety experiments at Weraroa, Department of Agriculture. Seeds brought from Taranaki. Seedlings not so widely varied as others. Variety highly prized by Taranaki Māori.

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28 May 2007
20 May 2020
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