National Nothofagus Collection

The national collection of Nothofagus (Southern beeches).

Nothofagus Salandri (Black Beech), Wakehurst

Location: Coates Wood, a woodland plateau on the eastern boundary overlooking Bloomers Valley

Taxa: 19  Accessions: 258  Wild-sourced: 95%

Geographic strengths: Chile, Australia, Argentina and New Zealand

Notable specimens: 16 threatened Nothofagus species; significant new plantings of Australian and Chilean species, including the Endangered N. alessandrii; and some impressive mature specimens of N. alpina, N. dombeyi, N. obliqua and N. fusca