Story: Conifers

Young rimu

Young rimu

With their straight stems and weeping branchlets, rimu are attractive young trees. They grow well in gaps in the forest canopy and in open scrublands, where they receive ample light and shelter from strong winds.

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Photograph by Kevin Smith

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Rimu and kahikatea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12652/young-rimu (accessed 21 October 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007