Significant Trees: Orange Cemetery

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Orange Cemetery3Location Orange Cemetery. Lone Pine Avenue, Bowen.

Tree Species Himalayan Cypress (Cupressus torulosa)

Physical Description The two Cypresses exhibit a strong upright conical habit, which is broad spreading at the base.

Statement of Significance These trees form a visually prominent feature of the cemetery landscape. The heritage listing for the cemetery notes that the mature Cupressus torulosa are believed to be part of the nineteenth century plantings. Associated Heritage Listing: The cemetery is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of State Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.


Orange Cemetery4Location Orange Cemetery. Lone Pine Avenue, Bowen.

Tree Species Juniper (Juniperus sp.)

Physical Description The rounded habit of the Juniper consists of light green to blue foliage which is displaying signs of stress.

Statement of Significance This mature specimen forms a visually prominent feature of the cemetery landscape and is a mature specimen. It also acts as a component of the street frontage of the cemetery. Associated Heritage Listing: The cemetery is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of State Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.


Orange Cemetery5Location Orange Cemetery. Lone Pine Avenue, Bowen.

Tree Species Japanese Crab Apple (Malus floribunda)

Physical Description The ornamental species has a low and very broad habit and is located in the Catholic Old section of the Cemetery.

Statement of Significance Located in the Catholic Old section of the cemetery, the Japanese Crab Apple is a fine example of the species. The tree has aesthetic significance and forms a distinctive visual element as most of the planting in the remainder of the cemetery avoids planting near the grave sections. Associated Heritage Listing: The cemetery is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of State Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.


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Location Orange Cemetery. Lone Pine Avenue, Bowen.

Tree Species Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica glauca)

Physical Description A relatively young species with an approximate height of six metres. The Cedar is an excellent example of its species, displaying a pyramidal shape with bluish grey foliage.

Orange Cemetery81Statement of Significance This tree was nominated during the community consultation as having a personal value as it was planted in memory of a family member in 1985 (Geoff Smith). Within the context of the cemetery it is one of a small number of tree plantings associated with individual graves in the cemetery. Associated Heritage Listing: The cemetery is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of State Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.

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