Queensland Kauri Pine
Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
Native to: Australia
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Evergreen broadleaf conifer native to Australia. A very columnar tree form with a distinctive flakey bark texture. Tree self prunes lower branches and broadens out only when it is above the forest canopy. This specimen is approximately 100 years old. Previously identified as A. Australis, a New Zealand species.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Hugh Danaher