Story: Trees in the rural landscape

Lusitanica cypress cuttings

Lusitanica cypress cuttings

Lusitanica or Mexican cypress looks similar to macrocarpa and is increasingly being grown in the North Island as it is less susceptible to cypress canker. The plant is easily propagated from tip cuttings. These cuttings at a research nursery in Rotorua are ready for planting out in a plantation or farm woodlot.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Trees in the rural landscape - Macrocarpa and other conifers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 February 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008