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- Wharariki (62)
Used for soft baskets, rourou, toys. Good for beginners as it is very soft to work with. A fine kete made from this had the appearance of soft kiekie. The strips were not boiled but dragged quickly through boiling water.
|Source||Tairawhiti (East Coast).|
A tall cultivar of Phormium cookianum. Slightly bendy, soft, medium green blades. Hardly any colour on the margins and keel (greenish-white). High flower stalks with yellow flowers and lightweight pendulous seed pods.
|Uses||Used for soft baskets, rourou, toys. Good for beginners as it is very soft to work with. A fine kete made from this had the appearance of soft kiekie. The strips were not boiled but dragged quickly through boiling water.|
|Muka extraction||Small amount of muka extracts cleanly, but not so well towards tip of whenu. Very thin at tip, fibre often breaks. Para sticks. Fibre dull and fluffy.|
|Raranga - unboiled||Leaves stronger and thicker than Wharariki 62, darker, more upright. Whenu are not as slippery and shiny as other Phormium cookianum. Appearance very yellow-green.|