The Gordon Trust property 60 years on

Gordon, Angus
November 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p6
The article presents information on Gordon Trust property in New Zealand. It describes the location of the farm forestry property owned by John and Julie Gordon. It explores the landforms found in the property. Information is given on the farm development of the property. The exotic conifer planting in the area consisted of Douglas fir, radiata pine, western red cedar, redwood, two larch species and on interspecies larch hybrid, Japanese cedar, and a variety of eucalyptus species. The property remained largely unchanged in terms of tree cover until the early 1990s.


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