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:
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!