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Podocarpus

Here Peter Baxter introduces you to the genus Podocarpus (Podocarpaceae), an unusual group of conifers.

Giant Redwood

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Giant Redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum), the world’s largest trees.

Dawn Redwood

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides), a true living fossil.

Benmore Conifer Trail

Explore the magnificent mountainside setting of Benmore by following this audio trail to find out more about some of the gardens impressive trees…

Benmore redwood avenue celebrates 150th birthday

This year is the 150th birthday of the magnificent avenue of redwoods at Benmore. The story behind how this species reached Britain involves a race to bring back…