How and when to prune Phormium or New Zealand Flax

The genus Phormium, commonly known as New Zealand flax, comprises two species of perennial plants native to New Zealand Phormium tenax and Phormium cookianum. The Maori people called these plants as harakeke and wharariki respectively. Since among the uses that this ancient town gave to the Phormium was the use of fibers to manufacture clothing, […]

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