Purpose of project
Streetscape Ehancement - Amenity - Shade - Research: tree root management to address pavement damage, tree injury and consequences of root/pavement conflict
Tree planting date
Pyrus Calleryana (Chanticleer)
Botanical name (Common name)
Number of Trees Planted
Tree Stock Size at Planting
Number of Trees Surviving
14 trees remaining after 5 years (losses due to vandalism, production failure (graft problem), vehicle accident
Survival Assessment Date
Owner of Site
City of Mitcham (roadside verge)
East Parade, Kingswood.
The 18 sites are located on the east side of the road between house numbers 4 and 44 (along a 320 m long section of the footpath).
City of Mitcham
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Case Study Description
Amenity – Shade – Research: tree root management to address pavement damage, tree injury and consequences of root/pavement conflict
Design &/or as constructed detail
Depth of Engineered Space
Volume of Engineered Space
N/A in this case study – site retained access to natural soil
Infiltration into silty clay. No engineered drainage provided.
Drainage Type Resource/Image/Document
Growing Media Detail
Natural site soil – silty clay
Surrounding site soil detail Resource/Image/Document
Infrequent minor pruning only to remove low branches to provide clearances for pedestrians and vehicles.
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Stakeholder Support for future projects of this kind
NO : Budget allocation – City of Mitcham Grant Funds – AMLR NRM Board In Kind contributions: UniSA, Uni Melb, TREENET, numerous volunteer support
Please refer to Glenn and the email – Tim asks we don’t quote the figures as yet as approx, so have not put on the web
UniSA, AMLRNRM Board, Dept for Env & Water