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Harakeke Phormium tenax

Harakeke has been planted 3 times by Growstuff members.

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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

First harvest expected

557 weeks after planting

Photos

Harakeke plantings

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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Crop Map

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What people are saying about harakekes

Indigenous plants

by shiny,

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

miro tawa hīnau kūmara harakekes flax kawakawa New Zealand spinach
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How to grow harakekes

Grown for: whole plant (1)

Scientific names

Phormium tenax

Alternate names

New Zealand flax

Harakeke harvests

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