Story: Radiata pine

Radiata pine

Radiata pine

Radiata pine is a tall tree, growing 30–60 metres in height, with a trunk of up to 1 metre in diameter. In sheltered conditions it has a straight trunk and conical form, but it can become contorted in windswept sites. It has large, spreading branches and slender dark-green needle leaves arranged in bunches of three.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - A Californian import', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 February 2024)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008