One of the few traditional variegated cultivars. Medium height, straight, strong, very wide green blades unevenly striped with white. Gothic pointed. Very few, very small flower heads. Much wider blades than Aohanga.
Ornamental. Strong but poor quality fibre.
|Muka extraction||Muka extracts cleanly, para removes well with fingernails. Similar to Parekoritawa. Medium amount of fibre.|
|Raranga - unboiled||Whenu soften easily. Edges fray and whenu tends to split. Average raranga flax.|
|Rene Orchiston||Katarina Tawiri||Rob Smissen||Sue Scheele|