Medium to tall bush, bendy, wide, soft and shiny blades. Pale yellow-green with a very pale cream margin and keel. Produces flower heads on very dark purple stems, and later, rather droopy, twisted seed pods.
Easy to work with. Good for green kete, toys, etc. Do not boil.
|Muka extraction||Carefully done, a small amount of muka can be extracted. Para sticks, removes with knife.|
|Raranga - unboiled||Tight raranga achieved as very pliable and thin leaves. Edges stay clean. Similar green-yellow colour as Paoa, although range of shades not as varied.|
|Rene Orchiston||Katarina Tawiri||Rob Smissen||Sue Scheele|