DOWNHILL WALK TO CITY
FEATURED TREES


A number of trees are featured on this site. These trees are seen on the Downhill Walk back to the city from the Cable Car entrance.

The following lists, on the COMMON NAME and the BOTANICAL NAME will take you to the appropriate page. The initial identification letter (ref) relates to the map of that section of the walk which identifies the approximate location of the tree on the walk. The link takes you to the appropriate page.

SORT ON COMMON NAME

Ref Common name Botanical name
E Ash collection Fraxinus - Ash
K Atlantic Cedar Cedrus atlantica
A Bentham Cypress Cupressus lusitanica var. benthamii
B Birch collection Betula species
D Blackbutt Gum Eucalyptus pilularis
C Californian Redwood Sequoia sempervirens
N Canary Island Palm Phoenix canariensis
F Cedar of Lebanon Cedrus libani
F Coast Redwood or California Redwood Sequoia sempervirens
G Copper Beach Fagus sylvatica
A Coral Tree Erythrina cristi-gallii
G Douglas Fir/Oregon Pine Pseudotsuga menziesii
K English Oak Quercus robur
C European Black Pine, Caucian Pine Pinus nigra var. laricio
H Golden Ash Fraxinus excelsior
L Golden Elm Ulmus procera
F Himalayan Cedar Cedrus deodara
B Himalayan Longleaf or Chir Pine Pinus roxburghii
G Hoop or Morton Bay Pine Araucaria cunninghamii
G Hydrangea collections Hydrangea species
B Japanese cedar Cryptomeria japonica
B Kauri Agathis australis
E Linden lime Tilia europaea
D Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii
I Maritime Pine, or Cluster Pine Pinus pinaster
H Mediterranean Stone Pine also Pinus pinea
G Monkey Puzzle Araucaria araucana
G New Caledonia Pine, Cook Pine or Coral Reef Araucaria Araucaria columnaris
M Norfolk Island Pine Araucaria heterophylla
G Norfolk Island Pine, Araucaria heterophylla
F Northern Rata Metrosideros robusta
J NZ Kauri Agathis australis
A Paperbark Melaleuca viridiflora
H Peppermint Gum Eucalyptus pulchella
D Pinus radiata Pinus radiata
I Pinus torreyana Pinus torreyana
E Pohutukawa Metrosideros excelsa
D Port Jackson Pine Callitris rhomboidea
J Puriri Vitex lucens
C Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis
F Swamp cypress Taxodium distichum
O Tanakaha Phylloclades trichomonicides
I Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera
C Yew Taxus baccata.

SORT ON BOTANICAL NAME

Ref Common name Botanical name
J NZ Kauri Agathis australis
B Kauri Agathis australis
G Monkey Puzzle Araucaria araucana
G New Caledonia Pine, Cook Pine or Coral Reef Araucaria Araucaria columnaris
G Hoop or Morton Bay Pine Araucaria cunninghamii
G Norfolk Island Pine, Araucaria heterophylla
M Norfolk Island Pine Araucaria heterophylla
B Birch collection Betula species
D Port Jackson Pine Callitris rhomboidea
K Atlantic Cedar Cedrus atlantica
F Himalayan Cedar Cedrus deodara
F Cedar of Lebanon Cedrus libani
B Japanese cedar Cryptomeria japonica
A Bentham Cypress Cupressus lusitanica var. benthamii
A Coral Tree Erythrina cristi-gallii
H Peppermint Gum Eucalyptus pulchella
D Blackbutt Gum Eucalyptus pilularis
G Copper Beach Fagus sylvatica
E Ash collection Fraxinus - Ash
H Golden Ash Fraxinus excelsior
G Hydrangea collections Hydrangea species
I Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera
D Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii
A Paperbark Melaleuca viridiflora
E Pohutukawa Metrosideros excelsa
F Northern Rata Metrosideros robusta
N Canary Island Palm Phoenix canariensis
O Tanakaha Phylloclades trichomonicides
C Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis
C European Black Pine, Caucian Pine Pinus nigra var. laricio
I Maritime Pine, or Cluster Pine Pinus pinaster
H Mediterranean Stone Pine also Pinus pinea
D Pinus radiata Pinus radiata
B Himalayan Longleaf or Chir Pine Pinus roxburghii
I Pinus torreyana Pinus torreyana
G Douglas Fir/Oregon Pine Pseudotsuga menziesii
K English Oak Quercus robur
C Californian Redwood Sequoia sempervirens
F Coast Redwood or California Redwood Sequoia sempervirens
F Swamp cypress Taxodium distichum
C Yew Taxus baccata.
E Linden lime Tilia europaea
L Golden Elm Ulmus procera
J Puriri Vitex lucens
Maps showing part of the downhill walk are part of the official Garden Map. Copies of this can be found at the Garden entrances (Cable Car and Main Gate), the Treehouse Visitors Centre and the Begonia House. Free to visitors.

The Downhill Walk is discussed in a number of sections.

Starting at the Cable Car :

Details
Introduction
Walk 1 Grass Way
Walk 2 Main Garden
Walk 3 Rose Garden and Begonia House
Walk 4 Bolton Street Memorial Park

Other walks

Walk 5 East Way and Norwood Path
Walk 6 Kowhai Walk

Walk 7 Sculptures

SECTIONAL MAPS FOR THE DOWNHILL WALK :