How to purchase plants from the Motukarara Conservation Nursery.


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The physical location of the nursery remains closed due to COVID-19.

We are still taking orders for the 2020 planting season.

For all enquiries contact or leave a voice message.

Updated 22 May 2020. 

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. 

Price list

Container Price ex. GST Price incl. GST
SOP (90 mm pot)
Plants 25–50 cm tall
Roots 14 x 6 cm
$3.70 $4.25
RX90 (90 mm pot)
Plants 25–30 cm high
Roots 10 x 8 cm
$3.70 $4.25
OLP (1L pot)
Plants 30 x 100 cm high
Roots 17 x 8 cm

$4.70 $5.40
2 L pot.
Plants 35-50cm tall
Roots 15 x 14cm

$8.26 $9.50
4 L pot

$25.00 $28.75


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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