Historical information

This magnificent English oak tree is located at Tea Tree Lake park in Mortlake. This park was formerly the Botanic Gardens which were developed on what had been swamp land. An artificial lake was created there in 1988 as a Bi-Centenary project.The tree is located adjacent to the historic Montgomery Pavillion and was planted on the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Victoria's birthday on 24th May 1883.


An outstanding tree, planted to commemorate a much-revered Queen in an historically-significant Botanic Gardens (now much altered).

Physical description

A very old oak tree planted 1883.