What is significant? The Sugar Gum (eucalyptus cladocalyx) planted at the gate to Nillumbik farm (HO24).
How is it significant? The Sugar Gum is historically and aesthetically significant to the Shire of Nillumbik.
Why is it significant? The Sugar Gum is historically significant for its connection with the Nillumbik farm and the Wilson family (Criterion H). It is a rare and early example of Sugar Gum planting dating from c1856-1870, at the earliest stages of its use for specimen planting in Victoria (Criteria A & B). The tree is aesthetically significant as a fine landscape feature (Criterion E).