Story: Conifers

Kauri seedling (2nd of 2)

Kauri seedling

Kauri seeds fall in autumn, and most germinate within a few days. In well-lit sites the seedlings often have bronze-coloured leaves and take about three years to reach 50 centimetres in height.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Woody cone bearers: kauri and cypress', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007