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Indigenous plants

I've been growing several indigenous plants recently. Theres a miro tree that will eventually have berries. I've added karaka tawa, and hīnau to the growstuff database too, as these were (and are) food sources for the people living here for centuries. Also kūmara

There is also the New Zealand flax 2hich I've made as a new crop separate from the existing flax crop. I have renamed the flax crop to common flax as its a different plant and that's what it's called on Wikipedia.

I've planted several kawakawa recently mostly for medicinal use. It can make a reasonable tea with lemon grass.

Lastly, I discovered some New Zealand spinach growing wild behind the trampoline. This is going in the curry tonight. 🥘

Crops mentioned in this post

common flax
Linum usitatissimum
Planted 1 time
kawakawa
piper excelsum
Planted 2 times
harakeke
Phormium tenax
Planted 2 times
miro
prumnopitys ferruginea
Planted 1 time
hīnau
elaeocarpus dentatus
Planted 0 times
tawa
beilschmiedia tawa
Planted 0 times
New Zealand spinach
Tetragonia tetragonioides
Planted 12 times

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