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New Zealand Tree Grower, February 2007

  • An update from California on coast redwood
    Bill Libby, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. To quote one of our redwood foresters ‘Redwood remains the most valuable species in California. Redwood has unlimited markets for products. Once established,…
  • A love-hate relationship with redwood
    Wade Cornell, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. I have a love-hate relationship with redwood in New Zealand. The meteoric rise of redwood in the past few years is unparalleled among…
  • Dawn redwood
    Chris Ecroyd, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. The dawn redwood, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, occurs naturally in China. It is only known in the wild or semi-wild state in one small valley…
  • Harvesting and marketing some pruned redwood giants
    Jeff Tombleson, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. In 1997 Forest Research (now Scion) harvested and marketed 26 giant redwood trees which were felled for various reasons including their close proximity…
  • The first introductions of American redwoods to New Zealand
    Lindsay Poole, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. The mainstream of settlers to New Zealand following Maori were so numerous that extensive inroads were soon made into the fine native timber…
  • The New Zealand Redwood Company
    Jim Rydelius, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. With as much enthusiasm as ever, The New Zealand Redwood Company is continuing to establish redwood forests on its properties, with the current…
  • Redwood markets in California
    Janet Webb, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. The market for redwood timber has continued to change over the last several years as available supply and consumer demand shift.  With ever…
  • Redwood research: The way ahead
    Ian Nicholas, Paul Silcock and Luigi Gea, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. The recent resurgence of interest in redwoods largely stem from the opportunity to market New Zealand in the…
  • Redwood in California: An overview of silvicultural systems
    John-Pascal Berrill and Kevin L O’Hara, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. Coast redwood is among the most unique of the world’s commercial conifers. Its natural range is confined to a…
  • Coast redwood silviculture in New Zealand
    Mark Dean, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. Californian coastal redwood, Sequoia sempervirens, has proved to grow well in New Zealand when correct siting and establishment practices are attended to. On good…
  • Redwoods – an overview
    Ian Brown, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. Anyone who has spent time in the Long Mile Redwood Grove at Rotorua, or among the great cathedrals of redwood trees in California,…
  • Rotorua redwoods
    Ian Nicholas, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2007. Whakarewarewa Forest was first planted in 1899, when there were 170 tree species planted as one of the first large experimental forests to…

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