Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua


Cultivar No Source: Rene Orchiston 63
Source Source: Rene Orchiston
Description Source: Rene Orchiston

Tall, rather bendy, blue-green blades. Dark brownish margin and keel.

Uses Source: Rene Orchiston

Good kete harakeke. Goes white and stays shiny after being boiled for one minute. Not good for muka.

Muka extraction Source: Katarina Tawiri Muka extracts fairly cleanly. Para sticks to fibre.
Raranga - unboiled Source: Katarina Tawiri Good raranga flax. Easy to soften, leaves of medium length.

Information sources:

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