Kōrero: Weeds of agriculture

Gorse seed for sale (2 o 3)

Gorse seed for sale

Although unimaginable today, gorse seed was sold in 1862 for planting as hedges. It is unknown what price was charged for this ‘valuable seed’.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Daily Southern Cross, 21 May 1862, p. 2

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Ian Popay, 'Weeds of agriculture - Introduction of weeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/16472/gorse-seed-for-sale (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Ian Popay, published 24 Nov 2008