Rotorua redwoods

Nicholas, Ian
February 2007
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p16
The article offers information on the Redwood Grove in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua, New Zealand. The Redwood Grove is the most famous remnant of the early plantings of the first experimental forests of New Zealand. Topics discussed include a description of the stand originally planted in 1901, a memorial to Forest Service men, use of the grove for weddings and church services, being recognized as a historic tree site by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is protected under the Rotorua District Scheme, and a comparison of growth measurements to those of redwoods in the U.S.


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