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Wattle to cover for the blue gums on Anzac Parade

By johnboy 13 August 2012 3

The National Capital Authority has released a draft management plan for Anzac Parade.

It seems all is not well with the blue gums and we’ll need a screen of Wattles to stop Campbell and Reid encroaching on ceremonial occasions until new trees grow.

Whatever they do the sooner they get started the sooner it will be fixed.

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Wattle to cover for the blue gums on Anzac Parade
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Proboscus 4:20 pm 13 Aug 12

Isn’t the lifespan of a wattle only 10-15 years? I find them spindly and ugly – they’re not a patch on the majestic bluegums currently there.

Mr Evil 3:31 pm 13 Aug 12

I can see this announcement will go down like a lead balloon!

housebound 3:08 pm 13 Aug 12

Sounds sensible to me. Blue gums (or whatever look-alike species was planted there) does well in much higher rainfall zones than the ACT with its paltry 650mm/year average (approx).

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