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.

About this item

Private collection
Photograph by Iona Wassilieff

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - A Californian import', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16827/radiata-pine (accessed 17 October 2017)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008