The everyday of our family farm
Absolutely stunning. I was all excited for you after I clicked on, 'See full tree here'. I didn't notice that the amazing specimen of 'silky oak' was actually posted 12 months ago. So much rain then. So little now.
They are dramatic and lovely. We planted one when we lived in Central West NSW. I do hope it has survived.
Fascinating--- needles like a conifer.
I guess the flowers are like needles, but quite softy with sticky sap. The leaves though are more fern like.
I grabbed a snap of Silky Oak the other day when I was walking in a park. They seem to get forgotten a bit among the displays of Jacaranda and bottle brushes. In Queensland the timber was often used for furniture. I have a couple of pieces of silky oak furnishings that I kept from our parents homes.
Yes, I think the Silky Oaks are undervalued. They have such a stunning display at this time of year.
Oh wow! That is quite spectacular.
It's gorgeous as is the big picture.
Very attractive. Hope that you have a good week, Diane
What a beautiful colour this plant is.All the best Jan