Kōrero: Exotic forestry

Douglas fir (2 o 3)

Douglas fir

Douglas fir produces tough, durable timber, suitable for building. Compared with radiata pine, it is slow to become established and grows best in areas of high rainfall.

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New Zealand Douglas-Fir
Photograph by John Doogan

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Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Forestry in the 1800s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16526/douglas-fir (accessed 24 September 2019)

Story by Michael Roche, published 24 Nov 2008