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Kiwi Plants Ltd was established in 1994 by Fred Allen and the sole owners are Fred and Kath Allen. The company is operated from 2 properties at the very top end of Stokes Valley Road, Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt.
Visitors outside the trade are welcome, but must make an appointment before visiting
Kiwi Plants Ltd is a NZ nursery committed to the sustainability and conservation of New Zealand endemic and indigenous flora.
We are recognised as meeting one of the highest standards of biodiversity requirements within the New Zealand nursery industry and by clients who choose to order plants from specific ecological districts and micro climates. All nursery methodologies are of the highest standard and meet the NZHITO's training requirements.
Our customer base encompasses commercial nurseries in New Zealand, the Department Of Conservation, regional and district councils, commercial and conservation organisations, Iwi trust boards, trusts, charities, private companies, community groups and individuals. KPL exports small amounts of products and other biological materials.
We supply for and undertake rare, threatened and endangered species recovery programmes and specialise in revegetation for all New Zealand specialised habitat's, Rongoa (herbal species) native forestry, and forest restoration contracts.
Kiwi Plants Ltd operates from 545A and 548 Stokes Valley Road in Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt. The sites have propagation facilities of glass and plastic tunnel houses, shade houses, and open ground standing out areas for growing on of plants. There are substantial stockbeds of rare, threatened, and endangered native plants alongside a network of paths and gardens amongst the buildings.
On average Kiwi Plants Ltd holds stock of approximately 20 kilograms of seed, 2,000,000+ seedlings, 200,000+ cellplugs and 100,000 roottrainers and planterbags (PB3 and PB5).
The following links are to a documents that describes our methods of bush regeneration. The documents are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.