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Block Information

The 22 orchard blocks are divided as follows:

 
Blocks Walnut
Blocks Hazelnut
Dual Storey
Not yet planted
Plan (December 2003)
10
12
 
Final total:
 
 
 
 
Phase 1 (July 2004)
 
2
 
20
Phase 2 (June 2005)
 
6 (8)
 
14
Phase 3 (July 2006)
 
4 (12)
 
10
Phase 4 (July 2007)
0 (12)
3 (2)
6
Phase 5 (July 2008)
5 (10)
0 (12)
 
0

A short history of the blocks we have planted so far...

Block A1 (hazels, 2004) Block A2 (hazels, 2004) Stockrace/ native regeneration area Block B3 (hazels, 2005) Block B4 (hazels, 2005) Block C5 (hazels, 2005) Block C6 (hazels) Block D7 (hazels, 2005) Block D8 (hazels, 2005) Block E10 (hazels, 2006) Block E9 (hazels, 2006) House block Block F (hazels, 2006)
Block ID Plant Date Cultivars Spacings
A1 12 July 2004

Whiteheart (399)
Alexandra (31)
Merville (12)

Pollinators every fifth tree in every second row. Alex only in every second pollinator row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
A2 12 July 2004

Whiteheart (366)
Alexandra (29)
Merville (14)

Pollinators every fifth tree in every second row. Alex only in every second pollinator row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
B3 23 July 2005

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra () - to be planted 2006
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

Pollinators every sixth tree in every second row. Alex in every pollinator row, combined with Merveille and Waiau in alternating pollinator rows.

14 rows north-south, 38 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
B4 23 July 2005

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra () - planted 2006
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

13 rows north-south, 37 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
C5 22 July 2005

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra () - planted 2006
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

13 rows north-south, 38 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
C6 22 July 2005

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra () - planted 2006
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

14 rows north-south, 38 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
D7 23 July 2005

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra () - planted 2006
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

13 rows north-south, 38 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.

D8 23 July 2005

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra () - planted 2006
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

14 rows north-south, 38 trees per row except row 1 = 37 trees.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
E9 18 August 2006

Whiteheart ()
Alexandra ()
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

13 rows north-south, 38 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.

E10 18 August 2006 Whiteheart ()
Alexandra ()
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

14 rows north-south, 38 trees per row.

4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.
F 18 August 2006 Whiteheart ()
Alexandra ()
Merville ()
Waiau 3 ()

28 rows running north-south. 4.5 m between rows, 2.2 m between trees in the row.

Row lengths vary from 1 tree to 50 trees per row.