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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Site Year Number measured/
total number planted
Growth & form Health Overall
South Canterbury, Waimate 1998 28/40 5.6 5.8 5.7

Numbers measured/planted: 29/40

Lots of stem canker and very thin crowns from canker, several trees were dying from canker. Poor form with wobbly stems, double leaders, very branchy stems and heavy branching.