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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Strathallen lusitanica clone

Site Year Number measured/
total number planted
Growth & form Health Overall
Canterbury High Country 1996 33/40 5.8 7.9 6.8

Numbers measured/planted: 33/40

Form tends to be branchy and with heavy branches on the one site planted (Ribbonwood. The occasional double leader. Health is very good.