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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892.059 or "MS2" macrocarpa from Mahinapua.

Site Year Number measured/
total number planted
Growth & form Health Overall
Canterbury, Okuti Valley, Banks peninsula 1994 & 1995 3/5 3.5 2.2 2.8

Numbers measured/planted: 3/5

Poor form, dead tops, multiple leaders and heavy branching. All trees still alive are dying from canker, both foliar and stem. Only in one location, Okuti.