Kōrero: Horticultural use of native plants

Ponga fence (2 o 2)

Ponga fence

Trunks of ponga (Cyathea dealbata) are often used as rustic fences. Sometimes the trunks sprout leaves from the top.

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Photograph by Peter Hodsell

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Horticultural use of native plants - Specialist plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10465/ponga-fence (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007