Significant Trees: Central Orange

Binya Pine located rear yard of Orange Fire Station

Location Rear yard of Orange Fire Station, part of the Precinct of Central Orange.

Tree Species Bunya Pine (Araucaria bidwillii)

Physical Description Large trunked tree with a semi domed form. Tree is a healthy specimen with no signs of deterioration.

Statement of Significance

This Bunya Pine has significance for its age, height and distinctive form. The Central West of NSW is a non-endemic location for the Bunya pine.


Elm

 

Elm2

 

Location ‘Mena’ Mansion, Kite Street, part of the Precinct of Central Orange.

Tree Species Elm (Ulmus sp.) Chinese Poplar (Populus sp.)

Physical Description An historic mansion built in 1875, which contains many mature Elms and Chinese Poplars. The homestead is also a display garden, open to the public several days a month.

Statement of Significance The mature trees contribute to the garden setting of the Heritage listed Mena Mansion. The garden is also recognised for its aesthetic qualities and is regularly open to the public.

Associated Heritage Listing: The mansion is a Schedule 8 Heritage Item of State Significance in the Orange Local Environment Plan 2000.

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