Story: Radiata pine

Pine on weathered schist (2 o 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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Reference: Fo1307uRbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Multi-purpose plantations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16846/pine-on-weathered-schist (accessed 25 April 2019)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008