As reported in the February 2005 minutes, several non-domestic trees were recently planted in Pilrig Park. The potential problem is that invasive non-native species can do a lot of damage. The management problem was that due to the approaching end of the planting season, the relevant Edinburgh Council department decided to plant without consultation.
|Acer campestre ‘Arends’||field maple*||UK|
|Calocedrus decurrens||incense cedar||northwest America|
|Magnolia kobus||magnolia with white flowers||Japan|
|Metasequoia glyptostroboides||dawn redwood||China|
|Pinus nigra Australia||black Australian pine||(not found on Wikipedia)|
|Phellodendron amurense||Chinese cork tree||China|