Caucasian Wingnut

Chosen for it's vigour. Ceremonially planted by Nick Merriman, director of the Horniman Museum, as a symbolic gesture of our support during the mass climate protests and strikes in Autumn 2019. Prepared by Wesley Shaw and Richard Church and planted with the help of Horniman staff members. Originally planted 27/09/19. Moved to it's current location on 18/10/19 due to a complaint from a father whose children attend Horniman Primary school. The complaint was made due to the original planting site being in the middle of one of the only flat areas where his children could play football. This was upheld by the senior managers and the tree was removed and replanted by Richard Church, Lily O'Neill, Drison Ndosha and Leah Marshall.

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