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Excellent kete cultivar. Slightly short for whāriki.
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Cultivar No Source: Rene Orchiston  73
Source Source: Rene Orchiston  
Description Source: Rene Orchiston

 Leaves are upright and spear-like, similar to Tāpoto and Parekoretawa. Margins on young leaves are burgundy and turn dark brown on mature leaves. Long butt ends and comparatively short leaves.

Uses Source: Rene Orchiston  Excellent kete cultivar. Slightly short for whāriki.
Piupiu Source: Rita Baker It has fine fibre. The para sticks a lot on older leaves but less so in younger leaves. It curls well.
Muka extraction Source: Katarina Tawiri  Medium amount of muka. Does not extract well, para sticks to fibre. Muka thins out towards tip of leaf and is weak.
Raranga - unboiled Source: Katarina Tawiri  Excellent raranga cultivar. Strong leaves, no fraying of edges, soft and pliable, keeps moisture for a long time, nice shiny surface but not slippery.

Information sources

Source: Rene OrchistonRene Orchiston

Source: Katarina TawiriKatarina Tawiri

Source: Rita Baker Rita Baker