Category: Conifer Trail

Fitzroya cupressoides

Alerce

Here Peter Baxter introduces you to Alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides).

Taxodium distichum

Swamp Cypress

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Swamp Cypress (Taxodium distichum).

Abies alba

Silver Fir

Here Alan Bennell introduces you the Silver Fir (Abies alba).

Pinus muricata

Bishop Pine

Here Alan Bennell introduces you the Bishop Pine (Pinus muricata).

Sequoia sempervirens

Coastal Redwood

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Coastal Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), the tallest trees on the planet.

Cryptomeria japonica

Japanese Cedar

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica).

Glen Masan

Glen Massan

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to Glen Massan, between the foot of the Bhutanese Glade and Chilean Rainforest Glade you will find some of the largest trees in the garden.

Scots Pine

Scots Pine

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Scotland’s native conifer.

Thujopsis dolabrata

Hiba Cedar

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to a conservation planting of the Hiba Cedar (Thujopsis dolabrata).

Picea orientalis

Oriental Spruce

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Oriental Spruce (Picea orientalis).

Araucaria araucana

Monkey Puzzle

Here Alan Bennell introduces you to the Monkey puzzle (Araucaria araucana).

Podocarpus nivalis

Podocarpus

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

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Giant Redwood

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

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood

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

Garden view

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…