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Click on any photo for an enlargement. Trees in the collection at 895 Old Coach Rd Ferndale, Southland.
Far Left: Abies balsamea, 7 Nov 2005. Near the cabin.
Left: Abies bornmuelleriana, 38 Feb 2006. Central area above the old quarry.
Far Left: Abies concolor, 1 Dec 2005. Near the track leading to the summit from the cabin area. A very beautiful tree in Spring.
Left: Abies grandis, 28 Feb 2006. Close to the garden shed.
Far Left: Abies pinsapo, 26 Dec 2005. Near the front gate.
Left: Abies procera, 1 Dec 2005. Near the track leading to the summit from the cabin area.
Agathis australis, 12 June 2006. Lower central area.
Casuarina cunninghamiana, 28 Feb 2006. In the lower middle eastern section. Many small seedlings of this species have been lost to winter frost.
Cedrus atlantica, 28 Feb 2006. Lower central area. Many trees of this size are failing in the wind and need to be staked.
Far Left: A form of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana. 25 Aug 2005. Front garden bordering highway.
Left: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana "Imbricata Pendula" 13 March 2006. Front garden bordering highway.
Left: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana "Wallis's Gold".
25 August 2005. Front garden bordering highway.
Far Left: Cryptomeria japonica, 25 Sept 2005, and 15 August 2005 at left.
Far Left: Cupressus leylandii "Robinson's Gold", 25 Aug 2005. Front garden bordering highway.
Left: Cupressus "Green Spire", 2004. Front garden bordering highway.
Cupressus lusitanicus, 25 August 2005. Variable in form - 2 types shown here in the lower eastern area.
Far Left: Cupressus macrocarpa, 10 Sept 2005.
Left: Cupressus macrocarpa "Owaka", 19 June 2006.
A yellow form of Cupressus macrocarpa, 25 Sept 2005. Lower central area. This was bought from the Nook Rd Nursery near Lake Hawea.
Far Left: Cupressus nootkatensis 25 August 2005. I think this tree has been returned to the genus Cupressus after a long time as Chamaecyparis. Slow growing.
Left: Cupressus torulosa, 28 Feb 2006. Slow growing in this climate. Lower central area.
Far Left: Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes, 28 Feb 2006. Very slow growing, and prefers drier ground on this property.
Left: Dacrydium cupressinum. 25 August 2005. Very slow growing, 2 to 5 cm a yr. I was surprised to discover it doesn't cope with wet soils.
Far Left: Lagarostrobos franklinii, the Huon Pine of Tasmania. 2 Nov 2005. Seen here growing near the big pond, I later moved it up slope to the middle ponds.
Left: Larix occidentalis, 11 Sept 2005. In the gorse block. Larch need good shelter from wind ... this one will have to wait a while.
Far Left: Picea glauca, the best looking spruce on this property. 8 Nov 2005. Near the cabin. Perfect health until July 2006 - then some mite damage. Increasing mite damage in 2007 defoliated the tree and I very reluctantly decided to remove it (replaced with Thuja plicata).
Left: Picea omorika, 1 Dec 1005. Close to the upper middle eastern boundary.
Far Left: The bluest of the Picea pungens glauca seedlings near the eastern summit, 1 Dec 2005.
Left: Picea smithiana, 8 Nov 2005. Near the track leading to the summit from the cabin area.
Far Left: Pinus armandii, 28 Feb 2006. The promise of edible pine nuts for the future. Near the lower middle western boundary.
Left: Pinus attenuata, 28 Feb 2006.
Far Left: Pinus canariensis. 25 Sept 2005. Near the nursery.
Left: Pinus cembra near eastern summit, 1 Dec 2005.
Far Left: Pinus contorta sourced from the Athol and Garston areas many years ago. Narrower than Pinus radiata, slower in growth and not as wind hardy. Condemned by some for it's prolific self seeding habit on exposed soils, but no worse than Douglas Fir. 4 Aug 2005.
Left: Pinus densiflora, 16 Oct 2005. Front garden bordering highway.
Far Left: Pinus halepensis, 28 Feb 2006. Above the old quarry.
Left: Pinus koriensis, 28 Feb 2006.
Far Left: Pinus monticola, 7 Nov 2005. North of the cabin.
Left: Pinus muricata, 1 Dec 2005. Near the summit. Coping well with the strongest winds on the property.
Far Left: Pinus nigra, 1 Dec 2005.
Left: Pinus nigra ssp pallisiana var pyramidalis. 25 Aug 2005. Near front gate. Bought from Cedar Lodge Conifers.
Far Left: Pinus ponderosa, 11 Sept 2005. Beside the western boundary at the base of the gorse block.
Left: The first Pinus radiata planted here was an unwanted garden seedling in Queenstown. Now it grows beside the track to the summit.
Far Left: Pinus radiata GF17, 1 Dec 2005.
Left: Pinus radiata x attenuata, 28 Feb 2006. Near the lower eastern boundary. Grown from seed bought from "Proceed".
Far Left: Pinus resinosa, 1 Dec 2005. Near the upper middle eastern boundary.
Left: Pinus rigida, 25 Sept 2005. Near the cabin.
Far Left: Pinus strobus, 28 Feb 2006. Suffers windburn so needs shelter. Around the eastern edge of the upper central area
Left: Pinus tabuliformis, 1 Dec 2005. Near the summit.
Far Left: Pinus thunbergii. Very distinctive new growth. 8 Nov 2005. Lower western garden.
Left: Pinus virginiana, 28 Feb 2006. Doing well, as expected, on hard clay ground beside a pond close to the nursery.
  Podocarpus totara "Aureus". 25 August 2005. Front garden close to highway.
Prumnopitys ferruginae, 28 Feb 2006. Slow. Beside the track leading to the summit from the cabin area.
Far Left: Sequoia sempervirens.18 April 2006. NE of the nursery.
Left: Sequoiadendron giganteum, 21 Feb 2006. Around 100 of these trees on the property.
Far Left: Taxodium distichum 20 March 2006. Slow growing and intolerant of wind. Lower eastern area.
Left: Taxus baccata, 28 Feb 2006. Near the cabin, beside the track leading to the summit.
Far Left: Thuja plicata, 25 Aug 2005.
Left: Thuja plicata
"Old Gold", 25 Aug 2005. Front garden.
Tsuga chinensis. Beautiful Spring foliage. 23 Oct 2005. Damaged by Spring frost so I've located these ones higher up the hillside.
Far Left: Tsuga heterophylla, 8 Nov 2005. Beautiful, but foliage and form are damaged by wind. Near the cabin.
Left: Tsuga mertensiana, 26 Feb 2006. Very slow growing. Lower western area.