Sherwood Arboretum

Sherwood Arboretum is part of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens collection. Officially opened on World Forestry Day on 21 March 1925, this heritage-listed site was established for Australian native trees.

The Sherwood Arboretum covers an area of 15 hectares and contains approximately 1100 trees, representing approximately 250 species. The site features a number of botanical collections including riverine, dry rainforest, dry sclerophyll, fig avenue, freshwater wetlands, and the main attraction being a grand avenue of 72 kauri pines.

Entry to the arboretum is free. Dogs are permitted.

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You are invited to have your say on how you currently use the Sherwood Arboretum and what you value and enjoy most about it. The short survey will be available until Sunday 13 December 2020.

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Friends of Sherwood Aboretum

The Friends of Sherwood Arboretum Association Inc. (FOSA) is a not-for-profit, voluntary community association. It has worked in partnership with Council since 1986. FOSA offers a hands-on approach with a monthly working bee. Find out more about the association and volunteering by visiting the Sherwood Arboretum website.

Last updated: 23 November 2020
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