A love-hate relationship with redwood

Cornell, Wade
February 2007
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p19
The author reflects on his love-hate relationship with the redwood in New Zealand. He discusses how people love the tree for its positive attributes and fast growth and hate it for its poor quality wood. He discusses the established market for redwood timber in the overseas market with California being the main market for redwood. He suggests the establishment of a registry of redwoods as part of the solution to the problem of inferior wood quality.


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