Poetrees

African Sumac

Rhus aff. viminalis
Location
Riversdale Park, Riversdale Road, Camberwell, BOROONDARA CITY
Municipality
BOROONDARA CITY
Level of significance
State
Heritage Listing
National Trust
Statement of Significance
Last updated on – July 19, 2004
Horticultural value
Rare or localised
This tree is an example of a species rare in cultivation in Victoria, with the only other known specimen at
Portland Botanic Gardens. It is a very popular native in South Africa and is wind and drought tolerant. It has an
evergreen, graceful habit & neat crown with smooth pale bark which becomes flakey with age.
Located on the eastern edge of the park next to play equipment.
Measurements: 12/10/1990
Spread (m): 16.5
Girth (m): multistemmed
Height (m): 8.1
Estimated Age (yrs): 90
Condition: Fair
Measurements: 23/11/2000
Spread (m): E-W 13.45; N-S 20.10
Girth (m): 7.65 (multi)
Height (m): 8.1
Estimated age (yrs): 104
Condition: Good
Access: Unrestricted
Classified: 25/10/1990
Report generated 13/05/16
Other Names African Sumac,
Hermes Number 70947

13/05/2016

2A Spencer Road Camberwell

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