Historical information

Seedlings were lifted from seedbeds in FCV nurseries, usually early in the morning, then packed to be transported by road or rail.
The seedlings risked damage if they dried out.
These baskets were used to transport and protect open-rooted pine seedlings.
Thought be used at French Island in about 1920.

Physical description

Large wicker basket used to transport seedlings
With metal locking mechanism and wicker handle
Donated by FCV forester, Bert Semmens