Significant Trees: Casey Street

Location Street trees – Casey Street.

Tree Species Washington Thorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum).

Physical Description Exotic trees which are showing typical characteristics of there species which is colourful foliage produced during Autumn. Die back is occurring which will need to be removed.

Statement of Significance Aesthetically significant due to their seasonal/autumn foliage colour. The trees are distinctive although common in the rural setting, they are less commonly used as a street tree. The Hawthorn is classified as a noxious weed in many Local Government Areas.

Japanese MapleThomas StLocation Street trees – Thomas Street (Intersection of Casey Street).

Tree Species Japanese maple (Acer palmatum).

Physical Description Small trees with ornamental foliage which turns a striking red in late autumn. The street trees are single trunked but branch out to multiple branches low to the ground. Evidence of pruning is shown to numerous trees due to the overhead power lines.

Japanese MapleThomas St2Statement of Significance This avenue planting is aesthetically significant for its changing seasonal colour.

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