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Pat's Snaps

At this time of year the guava trees are dripping with berries. We love them and pick and eat them as we work in the nursery. But it's not just us, Kereru come from miles around to feast in flocks of up to a dozen in a tree. All day we hear them crashing into the foliage and taking off with that distinctive whooping wing sound.

Pat is a patient and skillful photographer and she has shared some photos she took this week.


Down the hatch

Kereru crash landing


Where'd it go?

Thanks Pat - great pictures.

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Subtropica supplies edible and ornamental subtropical plants to New Zealand. We provide banana,  casana, cherimoyas and unusual fruits that grow easily in our climate. Plants are grown organically without the use of chemical fertilisers or sprays. Plants include Misi Luki, Australian Ladyfinger,casana, cherimoya, casimiroa, white sapote, papaya, pawpaw, Rainbow Valley pawpaw,  lucuma, Chilean guava, tropical guava, babaco, passionfruit, vanilla passionfruit, ligularis, , macadamia, mulberry, tamarillo,, brugmansia, sugar cane, guava, ginger.    We also stock Davidson's plum, fig, Ventura, monstera, myoga,  inga, pepino, turmeric,  cardomom,  cardamom, pomegranate, , tea, kei apple, arrowroot, Chinese quince,  Surinam cherry,  Japanese raisin, lemon grass, Vietnamese mint,  Abyssinian banana, rose apple,  citrus,  lime,aloe vera, pitaya,