Story: Radiata pine

Veteran pine tree

Veteran pine tree

This radiata pine in the Bolton Street Memorial Park, Wellington, was planted in the late 19th century. In 2008 it was still healthy, and had developed a spreading multi-leadered crown and deeply furrowed grey bark.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Plantations in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 August 2022)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008