Redwoods at Ashley Gorge

Johnston, Robert
November 2009
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p10
The author talks about the redwoods planted in his property Ashley Gorge in North Canterbury, New Zealand. He cites the objectives of his father's tree planting activity during the 1950s. Particular focus is given to his involvement in farm politics after taking over the property in 1970s. He describes the quality and size of the redwoods planted by his father. He decided to plant additional redwoods in the woodlot with a 4.5 by 4.5 metre spacing.


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