Story: Radiata pine

Pine on weathered schist (2nd of 3)

Pine on weathered schist

The steep slopes and ridges of Snake Point, Queen Charlotte Sound, were planted with radiata pine in 1934, and harvested between 1970 and 1985. The pines grew well on the yellow-brown silty clays derived from weathered schist.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Multi-purpose plantations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008