Story: Radiata pine

Radiata pine at Mt Peel Station

Radiata pine at Mt Peel Station

The oldest radiata pine in New Zealand is at Mt Peel Station, South Canterbury. This tree bears a plaque recording that it germinated from a seed in Sydney in 1856 and was planted at Mt Peel in 1859.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Plantations in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008