Towards commercialising cypress as a high-value plantation forest species

Report Date: March 2017
Author: Dean Satchell, Sustainable Forest Solutions, R.D. 1 Kerikeri, Northland 0294
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Control lusitanica

Site Year Number measured/
total number planted
Growth & form Health Overall
Bay of Plenty - Waiotapu 1996 8/14 5.8 8.1 7.0

Numbers measured/planted: 8/14

Good health but poor form (double and multiple leaders) and poor growth. Two dead standing, one dead rotting, one toppled, two gone.