Totaras

Totaras

About Totaras

Podocarpus totara (totara) is a species of podocarp tree endemic to New Zealand. It grows throughout the North Island and northeastern South Island in lowland, montane and lower subalpine forest at elevations of up to 600 m. This plant produces highly modified cones with 2 to 4 fused, fleshy berry-like juicy scales, bright red when mature.