Meet the Monterey Cypress: Ashland Tree of the Year 2004

By John Yunker on

John Yunker

Playwright, author of the environmental novel The Tourist Trail and co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.

During a break in the rain today we snuck outside and captured a few photos of Ashland’s Tree of the Year from 2004, the Monterey Cypress:

This tree has been around since the early 1900s and it appears close to outgrowing its yard.

Here is a closer view of the trunk:

You can see the full list of Ashland’s honorary trees here.

And here’s more information on the Monterey Cypress.

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