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Plimmer Oak




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Alexander Turnbull Library

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The New Zealand Tree Register (NZTR) holds detailed information on notable trees in New Zealand.

Plimmer Oak (Quercus robur) is an important symbol of Wellington's history and identity. It is over 150 years old and the acorn from which this tree was grown was sent from South Africa to John Plimmer by Sir George Grey when he was Governor of the Cape Colony, South Africa. More Information

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