A NZ native from the Chatham Islands producing long, sword shaped, arching, silver-grey leaves. Extremely popular as feature plants for containers or in the garden. Contrasts well with darker foliage. Sun to semi shade. Good drainage. Hardy. Evergreen.
Avoid planting in wet soils or planting to deep Astelia chatamica requires a moist but free draining soil. Feed once a year using Texture Plants 12 month planting food. If applying mulch avoid putting mulch up the crown of the plant.