Its Competition Time!

 

The town of Nannup is famous for its budding tulips, beautiful spring gardens, and collection of uniquely old trees.

 This year, the Garden Festival Committee encouraged you to learn more about some of the trees within the town boundaries, with 16 trees selected. The challenge was to identify each tree, its common and botanical name, and its age.

All completed entries went into the draw to WIN a weekend package at Loose Goose Chalets. The winning, correct entry was drawn on Friday 18 September.

The winner was Kate Davis, congrats Kate and enjoy your prize!

 

The correct answers were:

 

Answer key:

Location # Common Name Latin Name Approx Age

1 Hoop Pine, Auracaria cunninghamii 30yrs

2 Edible Pear, Pyrus sp 100yrs

3 Italian Cypress, Cupressus sempervirens 100yrs

4 Jacaranda, Jacaranda mimosifolia  80yrs

5 Kurrajong,  Brachychiton populneus  80yrs

6 Flooded Gum, Eucalyptus rudis  60rs

7 London Plane Trees, Platanus x acerifolia   100yrs

8 Black Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia  80yrs

9 Red Flowering Gum, Corymbia ficifolia  50yrs

10 Liquidambar, Liquidambar styraciflura  100yrs

11 Weeping Elm, Ulmus glabra ‘Camperdownii’   30yrs

12 Camphor Laurel Tree, Cinnamomum camphora   100yrs

13 Paulownia, Paulownia tomentosa 30Yrs

14 Persimmon, Diospyros kaki    80Yrs

15 Cork Oak, Quercus suber   30Yrs

16 Willow Leaf, Peppermint Gum Eucalyptus nicholii  30yrs

Thanks to all who entered the competition!