Kauri and pikelets at Tokatoka

Wilson, Peter
February 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p41
The article features kauri and pikelets planting in Tokatoka, Kaipara, done by three generations of the Simpkins family. It now has a 450 hectare farm owned by Trevor Simpkins. Planting kauri started in 1968 with bare-rooted seedlings planted at five meter spacings. It also states that it is best to plant out three-year-old seedlings. The first kauri seedlings visited in the said farm was planted in 1995. The owner also adds that forming a kauri workgroup to operate along the farm was established as the Totara Working Group.


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