How to purchase plants from the Motukarara Conservation Nursery.

Motukarara Conservation Nursery exclusively grows Canterbury native plants. Plants are propagated from seed collected from native remnants throughout the Canterbury region.

Conditions of sale 

The plants for sale have been selected to be of merchantable quality and true to name and description, but any expressed or implied conditions, statement or warranty in this respect is hereby excluded.

All plants were propagated at our nursery. They are sold as long as stocks last. They are subject to shortages caused by circumstances beyond our control. We will confirm their availability.

Orders must be followed by a deposit of 25% of the total value, with the balance payable on the collection of the plants.

No cancellations can be accepted after receipt and confirmation of your order. Plants can also be bought directly from our nursery. (Eftpos and credit card facilities available).

Minimum mail/freight order is $50. Freight is paid by the purchaser. All goods are despatched at the purchaser’s risk. We accept orders by phone, in writing or email.

Plant lists and order forms

These price lists and order forms list the plants available for sale, prices and containers they are available in. 

Containers SOP and OLP.
Plastic pots OLP (left) and SOP (right)

Plastic pot containers RX90 and 2L.
Plastic pots RX 90 (left) and 2L (right)

Plastic pots

  • RX 90 (90 mm pot) – plants 25–30 cm high.
    Roots 10 x 8 cm
    $3.43 (excluding GST) 
  • SOP (90 mm pot) plants 25–50 cm tall.
    Roots 14 x 6 cm
    $3.43 (excluding GST) 
  • OLP (1 L) plants 30 x 100 cm high.
    Roots 17 x 8 cm
    $4.35 (excluding GST) 
  • 2 L pots - plants 35-50cm tall.
    Roots 15 x 14cm
    $8.26 (excluding GST)


Motukarara Native Plant Nursery
Phone:   +64 3 329 7846
Fax:   +64 3 329 7041
Address:   Waihora Park
Christchurch 7672
Postal Address:   RD 2
Christchurch 7672
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