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Monday, October 17, 2016

A visit to the Arderne Gardens in Claremont

 A visit to the local Arderne Gardens in Claremont offered a surprise find of 5 of the 86 champion trees listed for South Africa.  One of the most spectacular gardens within the greater Cape Town area and a must-do visit for any nature and tree lover.  Even our 3 year old son loved the energy that these majestic specimens gave us.  Next time we will bring a picnic and stay for much longer.
A great deal of thanks goes to Mr Ralph Henry Arderne for creating this special space and leaving such a legacy for others to enjoy.
Arderne Gardens Cork oak quercus suber North America Champion Tree of South Africa
Ardine Gardens, Norfolk Island Pine, Aruacara heterophylla, Champion tree of South Africa
Arderne Gardens Ficus macrophylla Moreton Bay Fig Australia Champion Tree of South Africa

Arderne Gardens Queensland Kauri Agathisrobusta Champion Tree of South Africa

Arderne Gardens Aleppo Pine Mediteranian Pinus halepensis Champion Tree of South Africa
Arderne Gardens Quercus Cherri Turkey Oak Southern Europe Champion Tree of South Africa





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