Kermes oak - Quercus coccifera
subspecies - calliprinos
The objectives of the Arboretum are:
- To demonstrate and evaluate the performance of a wide range of Australian and exotic trees to the local environment without supplementary water.
- To maintain, document and develop the collection as a valuable resource for teaching and research.
- To provide an attractive and informative area for passive recreation with guided walks and interpretive material to enhance the enjoyment of visitors.
- To contribute to the conservation of biodiversity through plantings of tree species endangered in their natural habitat.