How to plant an Empress Tree

How to plant an Empress Tree

There are many ways to plant an Empress tree. World Tree prefers to use methods that are kind to the land and the tree and one of the best ways to do that is “spot planting”.  Rather than till the whole field, farmers can create localized planting spots, ideally about...
Welcome to Empress Acres

Welcome to Empress Acres

“This place is perfect!” said Alex Jay, our plantation manager, the first time he visited Vancouver Island, BC in the summer of 2016. The soil, temperature and rainfall on Vancouver Island are in the goldilocks zone for our Empress cold hybrid variety which was very...
Meet the Farmers

Meet the Farmers

Farmers are the heart and soul of the Carbon Offset Program: they plant the trees, take care of them, provide water, fertilizer and TLC required for the trees to thrive. In this post we meet some of the farmers participating in the program and look behind the scenes...
Back to our Roots – How Empress Trees get started

Back to our Roots – How Empress Trees get started

It’s September and already the farmer team at World Tree are talking about next year’s trees. We plan nearly a year in advance of the planting season so that trees have time to grow to the right size and number. Empress Trees begin life in one of two ways. This year,...

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