Watch: Dawyck Botanic Garden
Discover more about the globally important plant collection and vital conservation work at Dawyck, our world renowned arboretum in the Scottish Borders.
Watch the short film below.
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Dawyck Botanic Garden
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Video Transcript Time Description [captions] A world renowned arboretum Home to some of Britain's oldest and tallest trees Silver fir, Abies alba, Dawyck's oldest tree, nearly 350 years old Dawyck beech, Fagus sylvatica, over 170 years old multi-stemmed Douglas fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, over 180 years old Dawyck's continental climate enables plants from as far afield as Nepal, China and Chile to thrive Azaleas, Meconopsis the Himalyan blue popy, Rhododendrons, many threatened in their native habitats The Garden is alive with lichens Sicilian fir, Abies nebrodensis, critically endangered in the wild, conserved at Dawyck New plantings are creating future generations of trees Dawyck Botanic Garden, plant conservation in Scotland for the world