Story: Trees in the rural landscape

Poplar poles, Wairarapa

Poplar poles, Wairarapa

Poplars and willows are frequently planted on erosion-prone farmland. Both establish themselves easily from stem poles or stakes planted in the ground. Enclosing the young poles in plastic sleeves protects them from livestock damage.

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Photograph by Deric Charlton

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Trees in the rural landscape - Poplars and willows', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 November 2017)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008