This is a guideline only and does not guarantee success, however these husbandries are in use at a producing truffiere near Waipara, North Canterbury, that is owned by Kings Truffles. This truffiere has over 1000 trees aged between 10 – 20 years and it regularly produced truffles for a number of years, commencing about 8 years after first planting. However, it was non-producing and run down when it was taken over by Kings Truffles in 2008. Following the implementation of a new husbandry regime, it has produced truffles each of the last 6 seasons (2009 – 2014 inclusive).
Kings Truffles also has another 4500 trees under management half are one year old and the other half are being planted autumn 2015 following the above guidelines.