This stand of radiata pines has been well pruned – all
branches below 6 metres are being removed.
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Life cycle of a managed radiata pine
Felling a pine
Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Growing and harvesting the forest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16837/pruned-pines (accessed 17 October 2019)
Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008