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Re: Wollemi, Attenborough, and Branagh
Evidently there are plans to start selling seedlings in June 2005. It
grows well as a potted plant or outdoors, growing about half a meter a
Click on "growing it" for more information or "register" to be placed
on a mailing list:
"By joining the Wollemi Pine Conservation Club you will receive
Wollemi Watch (our quarterly e-newsletter) and register your interest
in buying a Wollemi Pine."
See also: http://www.wollemipine.com/science.php
From: David Marjanovic <email@example.com>
To: DML <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tue, 10 May 2005 20:57:46 +0200
Subject: Re: Wollemi, Attenborough, and Branagh
Detail picture! More like palm leaves than like ordinary conifer
"a complete reshuffle of the world's landscape"
I love this phrase! Must remember it. :-)
"and 17 ice ages."
The number I heard last was 21.
"A conifer related to the monkey puzzle tree, the Wollemi Pine has
dense blue-green foliage and grows up to 40 metres. It has distinctive
bubbly bark which some have compared to Coco Pops breakfast cereal."
"The Wollemi pine -up to 40 metres high and in fact, a conifer, not a
"Although the tree is called a pine it is, in fact, a conifer, closely
related to the monkey puzzle tree with two layers of leaves along its