Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua


Cultivar No Source: Rene Orchiston 7
Source Source: Rene Orchiston Tauwhareparae. Ngati Porou.
Description Source: Rene Orchiston

Turi – knee. Ngawari – soft. A tall, soft, bendy harakeke. Margin and keel reddish brown with light shading on tips of young leaves.

Uses Source: Rene Orchiston

Kete harakeke. Easy to work. Do not boil.

Muka extraction Source: Katarina Tawiri Small amount of muka extracts cleanly and para removes easily. Muka seems to be strong.
Raranga - unboiled Source: Katarina Tawiri Soft, leathery harakeke. Whenu feel strong. Enjoyable raranga flax.

Information sources:

Source: Rene Orchiston Rene Orchiston Source: Katarina Tawiri Katarina Tawiri Source: Rob Smissen Rob Smissen Source: Sue Scheele Sue Scheele