"The head gardener at Logan Botanic Garden contacted me after one of their Wollemi Pines
blew down and asked if I'd like to try something with it.
The wollemi pine
was discovered by a ranger in an Australian national park in 1994.
He then planted a Wollemi pine
tree to commemorate the event.
Coun Pat Ansell, who is chairman of the Chase Heritage Steering Group, presented HRH with a rare Australian Wollemi Pine
on behalf of all of the partners involved in the project to mark the occasion.
The first members of Araucariaceae, the plant group to which the Wollemi pine
belongs, evolved about 200 million years ago, says Murch.
The Field of Hope is being formed between the tearooms and the ampitheatre including the woodlands and around the rare Wollemi pine
planted last Spring.
The garden at Mowbray Park has acquired a Wollemi Pine
, which dates from the days of dinosaurs.
The prehistoric Wollemi pine
was thought to be extinct until a specimen was found in its native Australia 12 years ago.
The Wollemi Pine
is one of the world's oldest and rarest plants dating back to the time of the dinosaurs.
The Wollemi pine
will grow in Leamington's award winning Jephson Gardens when it is planted there next year.
The Wollemi Pine
went on display at Kew Gardens in London.
mycorrhizae of the Wollemi pine
(Wollemia nobilis) and related
'The Wollemi Pine
' by James Woodford was recently named Book of the Month by the Sunday Tasmanian newspaper.
Named the Wollemi pine
, the tree grows to be 150 feet (45 m) tall and has spongy bark.
There are only around 100 trees of the Wollemi pine
(Wollemia nobilis) growing in its native location in a canyon in Australia.