Beatle tribute after beetle infestation
Feb. 26, 2015, Los Angeles – A tree has been planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of George Harrison to replace one that was killed by a beetle infestation.
City News Service says a yew pine honouring the late Beatles guitarist was planted Wednesday in Griffith Park on what would have been Harrison’s 72nd birthday.
It was placed near the Griffith Observatory and replaces a Canary Island pine that was planted in 2004.
Harrison died in 2001.
A plaque near the tree site says it honours “a great humanitarian who touched the world as an artist, a musician and gardener.”