Which Plant Where?

 

Where?

Finding new opportunities for urban green space for the cities of tomorrow.

When?

Testing landscape plants for suitability and opportunity now, tomorrow and in decades to come.

Why?

Which Plant Where is about selecting the right plants for the right urban space with an eye on the future.

The Right Plant In The Right Place - Now and Tomorrow

The Which Plant Where program is a five-year series of research that will find out where current favourites are unlikely to thrive under the more extreme climates that Australian cities face, learn from past successes, and stress-test major landscape species to find opportunities for new species and varieties to be planted.

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The Latest From Our Blog

Dr Alessandro Ossola interviews on ABC Radio National

Dr Alessandro Ossola interviews on ABC Radio National

Wednesday, 31 July 2019: Alessandro interviewed with ABC Radio Melbourne on recent findings that many urban tree species will struggle in emerging climate conditions.

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Our cities need more trees, but some commonly planted ones won’t survive climate change

Our cities need more trees, but some commonly planted ones won’t survive climate change

Friday, 26 July 2019: In a newly published study, we investigated likely climate change impacts on 176 of the most common tree species planted across Australian cities. Our analysis showed more than 70% of these species will experience harsher climatic conditions across Australian cities by 2070.

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Substantial declines in urban tree suitability as climates warm

Substantial declines in urban tree suitability as climates warm

Wednesday, 3 July 2019: Viewed as long-term assets, urban trees are expected to survive for decades, with significant time and money invested into their planting and maintenance. But, given the changing climate, are the trees we plant now able to withstand conditions of the future?

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May 2019 Conferences and Events

May 2019 Conferences and Events

Tuesday, 28 May 2019: May has been a busy month with numerous conferences and presentations being given on the progress of Which Plant Where...

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Interview with Leigh Staas and Gwilym Griffiths

Radio Skidrow Interview On Living Labs

Saturday, 2 March 2019: Radio Skidrow discusses the impacts of climate change-induced heat stress on street trees and how that will change the kinds of trees planted in our streets...

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