The University Gardens
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The Southern Hemisphere

Monkey puzzles, southern beeches, and other treasures from the other side of the globe

Araucaria at Nahuelbuta, Chile
Michael Pirie, UiB

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Many of our southern hemisphere plants come from Chile where they were collected as seeds during an expedition in 2000. Most species did well in the Arboretum, at least until the extreme winter of 2009 - 2010.