Several varieties of Eucalyptus were planted there, as: “grandis”, “saligna” and also the real hardwood “Citriodora”.   Eventually to assist with the maintenance of the farm, Eucalyptus logs, poles, timber, firewood and Christmas trees were sold in Sao Paulo.
 Due to difficulties in obtaining Cunninghamia seedlings locally, in order to expand the Christmas trees operation, William Hering contacted a friend,in Hong Kong,  who promptly provided “Cunninghamia “ seeds which he kepte in a fridge until Mr. Hering came to tu the US. The germination of these were extremely satisfactory.
one of MANY
                Christmas tree stands on the property
 But that very year Mr.Hering “discovered” little Cunninghamia seedlings in the oldest China-fir groves.  From then on became a routine, transplanting the tiny seedlings into trays and in a period of 2 ½  years these were planted permanently into a definitively properly prepared open area.  After being harvested as Christmas trees,during 2 decades, these groves became populated by huge Cunninghamias, due to the proper care dedicated to the sprouts which grew from the stumps. Some of these big trees can be seen at the left side (photo below).
 
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Concrete lanes ( 6 Km ) facilitate access throughout the farm 
 
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  Real solid concrete structures were provided to all concrete lanes

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