grow your own shiitake

1.5kg Shiitake Block - Mature (100% NZ made)


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It’s time to become a shiitake master and grow your own Shiitake.

Our shiitake blocks (grow kits) are sold ready-to-go. We have taken out the loooong wait usually associated with these mushrooms and made success a certainty.

Please note: growing Shiitake is a little more complicated than growing Oyster mushrooms. If you are new to growing mushrooms we recommend you grow Oysters first in order to learn the ropes.

This 1.5kg shiitake block will yield less than its 3kg brother and may require more attention in keeping it hydrated to remain productive.

Others sell kits or logs. Kits may require you to find a suitable stump or log (usually a deciduous Harwood like oak), drill your own holes, seal with beeswax and wait …and wait. It may take over a year for anything to happen if anything happens at all!

What's in the bag?

The substrate is made from Organic Pine plus locally grown Wheat and Bran whole grain + rainwater. All mushrooms cultures we use we have cultured in our own lab.

Because we need to incubate these for a long time, they are of limited availability. If they show out of stock on the website, contact us and we will put you on the top of the queue.

Shipping & Delivery
Same-day for orders received (and payment cleared) before 11am. 

If on backorder, it should be shipped within the week.

NZ Post tracked delivery

North Island: Overnight 
South Island: 2 to 4 working days


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