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Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple)

December 12, 2012

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Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple) is a large, broad domed tree with pink, grey or cream smooth bark with profuse white flowers in December-January.  It is an excellent tree for large gardens, broad streetscapes and public landscapes. 

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Pistacia chinensis (Chinese pistachio)

March 6, 2012

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Pistacia chinensis (Chinese pistachio), a small deciduous round headed tree that has upright branching.  Growth rate is moderate. Family Anacardiaceae Origin Central and Western China, Taiwan. Habit Small deciduous round headed tree that has upright branching.  Growth rate is moderate.  Trees at maturity can reach between 6-10m in height and 5-8m in width. Description Foliage […]

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The Separation Tree, River Red Gum

December 9, 2011

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The Separation Tree is a large River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) located at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne. On November 15 1850, the citizens of Melbourne gathered there to celebrate the news that Victoria had separated from NSW, giving the tree it’s great historical significance. In August 2010, the Separation Tree was vandalised in an […]

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The Lone Pine

December 9, 2011

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Relocating a 1st World War Memorial Tree Logic was commissioned to relocate a small 3.5m Lone Pine as part of the Camberwell Civic Centre refurbishment. The Lone Pine was planted as a living memorial to Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought in Gallipoli. The tradition began when seeds from a solitary Turkish Pine tree […]

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Possum Relocation in Wantirna South

December 9, 2011

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Logical Tree Management was recently commissioned by Mal’s Environmental & Ecological Services to assist in the rescue and relocation of fauna from 88 trees including Conifers and Sydney Blue Gums.  The trees were being removed to make way for a new development in Wantirna South. The trees were between 30 and 50 years old and […]

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Brachychiton populneus Kurrajong

December 9, 2011

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The (Kurrajong) Brachychiton populneus is an under utilised Australian native species that has high drought tolerance coupled with an attractive broad-form that provides good shade coverage.  The Kurrajong definitely has a role to play in contemporary urban landscapes. Origin Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory Habit Modest size evergreen, broad domed tree of 12 […]

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