Heritage trees to be replaced at Carlton Gardens


Three English Elm trees have been removed from heritage-listed Carlton Gardens after a review found the trees posed a risk to public safety.

Residents were informed that the trees would be cut down last month due to the large cavities in their stems and bases.

A City of Melbourne spokesperson said replacement trees would be planted later this year.

“The trees will be replaced during the 2021 planting season with species consistent with Heritage Victoria requirements,” the spokesperson said •

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