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Used mainly in green kete. Better not boiled.
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Cultivar No Source: Rene Orchiston  28
Source Source: Rene Orchiston  Tikitiki, East Coast.
Description Source: Rene Orchiston

 Medium height, rather bendy, wide blades. Brown margins and keel.

Uses Source: Rene Orchiston  Used mainly in green kete. Better not boiled.
Muka extraction Source: Katarina Tawiri  Muka extracts well, but lots of green leaf matter sticks to fibre. Para sticks hard. Medium amount of fibre.
Raranga - unboiled Source: Katarina Tawiri  Leaves produce exceptionally long whenu. Easy to soften and of equal thickness. Could be good whāriki flax. Might work well for beginners as is soft. Whenu quite slippery, hard to keep tension.

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Source: Rene OrchistonRene Orchiston

Source: Katarina TawiriKatarina Tawiri