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Article - Batman Apple Tree

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
A4 photocopies of 3 articles relating to the condition and origin of the "Batman Apple Tree", located on the eastern bank of the Plenty River, north of Greensborough.
Size
A4
Object Registration
347
Keywords
apples, john batman, robert whatmough, frederick nevin flintoff, plenty river, 1841, rome beauty, rymer apples, winter majetin, apollo parkways primary school
Historical information
Details some versions of the history of the 'Batman Apple Tree'. Also the condition and lack of maintenance of the tree in 2002. Highlights Nillumbik Shire's ignorance of the existence of the tree; which is within one kilometre of the Nillumbik Shire Offices.
When Made
11/12/2002
Made By
Apollo Parkways Primary school (Education)
Significance
It is possibly the oldest European planted tree in Victoria. It was planted as a young tree in 1841.
Inscriptions & Markings
Blue pen annotations on one article.
Last updated
13 Apr 2018 at 10:11AM