Eucalypts in coastal sand country

Hocking, Denis
November 2006
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p16
The article offers information on various eucalypts grown at the very inland end of the Rangitikei/Manatawu coastal sand country in New Zealand. The author discovered that certain eucalypts thrived on the dry, low fertility, sand dunes that constitute in the coastal land. The property covers 247 hectares, currently 110 to 120 hectares in trees. The rest of the property is used for breeding cows and heifers. A brief history of trees in the property is provided. Species tried and outcomes at the property are presented including E. muelleriana, E. pilularis, and E. youmanii.


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