Wollemi Pine

Episode: 12
Title: Wollemi Pine
Broadcast: Sat Oct 29th
Presenter: Melissa King

The Wollemi Pine is one of the worlds’ oldest trees with 200 million year old history. Wollemi is an Aboriginal word meaning look around you, keep your eyes open and watch out. In 1994 a bush walker rediscovered this plant after it was thought to be extinct.

  • An impressive looking conifer with weeping foliage.
  • In spring produces new light green foliage with the bark appearing like bubbly chocolate.
  • Makes a great Christmas tree that can then be added to the garden after Christmas.
  • Royalties from the sale of this plant help to ensure its future safety by conserving this plant and others that are endangered.