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A simple, illustrated guide to common New Zealand native trees, including identification, ecology and uses, by best-selling author Andrew Crowe.

A simple, illustrated guide to common New Zealand native trees, including identification, ecology and uses, by best-selling author Andrew Crowe.

Use Crowe's unique leaf key to confidently identify common New Zealand native trees.

* Colour photographs of leaves, flowers, fruit and associated creatures
* Graphics giving tree shape and height
* Tree distribution maps
* ID checklists listing distinguishing features
* Details on the origins of Maori names


Discover the known uses of each tree, from dyes, perfumes, honey and bootlaces, to food, medicine, fire-making and timber. Also, learn how to grow each tree in your own garden.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143008996

    March 2, 2009

    Penguin

    64 pages

    RRP $22.99

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