The Laurie Family Grove's celebration grove
Across the miles from Kenny, Jo, Ailsa & Keira in New Zealand to Dad (Grandad Stewart), John, Susan, David, Fiona, Colin, Sarah and in memory of Mum, (Granny Lena)

The Laurie Family Grove grove

The Pohutukawa tree

The Pohutukawa, (Metrosideros excelsa), is known as the New Zealand Christmas tree, as it flares into crimson display from late October until end November and into the Christmas holiday period. The most famous Pohutukawa grows from a promontory on the tip of Cape Reinga. It is reputed to be 800 years old, at least twice the generally accepted mature age of the tree, and it is sacred to the Maori, who believed it to be the last stepping-off place of spirits from this world.


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22nd December 2008

In memory of my wife Lena

Donated by Kenneth Laurie, John Laurie, Colin Laurie & Sarah Wormwell, and Stewart Laurie.

 
Your grove of trees

The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
The Laurie Family Grove's grove
Trees in this grove:
32

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