Sequoia Action Group
Now that the old-growth redwood forests of western USA are no longer available as a source of this prized timber, attention is focussing on the very promising potential for sustainably plantation-grown redwood (Sequoia) in New Zealand. Join NZFFA »
- NZFFA guide sheet No. 2: An Introduction to Growing redwood
Two species of redwood are of interest to foresters: Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens). Grows naturally on a strip of land near the Californian coast. Timber is in high demand, but…
- Introduced forest trees in New Zealand: Recognition, role, and seed source, part 13. The redwoods, Sequoia sempervirens (D.Don) Endl. - coast redwood, Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindley) J. Buchholz - giant sequoia and the related ornamental genera Taxodium and Metasequoia
FRI Bulletin No. 124, part 13. Knowles, F. B. and J. T. Miller, 1993.
- Some physical properties of New Zealand-grown redwood
FRI Bulletin No. 26, Colbert, C. M. and D. L. McConchie (1983).
- The New Zealand Redwood Growers Handbook
Cornell, W. H. ( 2002). Henderson, NZ: Diversified Forests Ltd.
Comprehensive guide; fore-runner to the ‘best practice’ redwoods e-handbook above.