Champion tree trail
Pinus nigra ssp laricio
Corsican Pine An evergreen conifer from the Mediterranean region and north Africa. Growing to around 50m and living for many centuries. Grown commercially for timber. Our specimen is 46.5m in height and was planted around 1864.
An evergreen conifer from western north America. Reaching around 30m in the wild and can live for 1000's of years. Timber is durable and valuable for boat building and other outside construction. Our specimen is 34.8m high and planted around 1864.
An evergreen conifer similar to our native yew. It hales from Japan and the neighbouring mainland of the Asian continent. Growing to around 18m high and a girth around 60cm diameter. Timber is used for furniture, carving and wood turning. Our specimen is 12.4m high and a girth of 2.2m.
An evergreen flowering tree/shrub from the Eastern Himalayas, reaching 15m in the wild. Produces creamy yellow white flowers in April. The beautiful orange brown covering of felt like hairs on the back of the leaves is called indumentum. This helps the leaves control water loss and surface temperature. Our plant is 10.6m high and has a girth of 1.59m
Rhododendron arboreum f alba
An evergreen flowering Tree/shrub from the Himalayas, China and India growing to around 12m high. White flowers are produced through March to April. Flowers used for jams, jellies and for brewing of wine. Our plant is 10.8m high and has a girth of 2.7m.
Great White Rhododendron
Evergreen flowering tree/shrub from China and Myanmar.Growing to 6m in height. Produces fragrant white flowers in June and July. Our plant is 5.80m high and has a girth of 2.63m.
Decidious tree from China growing to 16m high produces white flowers in May and red berries in autumn along with Firey tones of autumn colour. Our plant is 9.6m high and has a girth of 1.25m
Evergreen flowering tree from Chile and Argentina. Growing to 30m high. Panicles of fragrant white flowers are produced in May followed by coppery red seed heads. In its native range bees produce a beautiful tasting Honey from the flowers. Our tree is 8.8m tall and has a girth of 1.14m.
An Evergreen flowering tree/shrub from India Bhutan and China. Growing to 6m high.Flowers are produced during April and are a deep magenta on opening fading to a creamy white in time.It is the state flower for the Sikkim region of India.Our plant is 11.5m high and has a girth of1.05m
Alnus viridis subsp. sinuata
Decidious tree from North America growing to 12m high. Bark from the tree was used by native peoples to attain a red dye for wool and animal hide clothing. Alders are beneficial trees for sites with poor soils as the trees fix nitrogen from the air and stores it in nodules in the roots.our tree is 6.8m high and has a girth 3m.
An Evergreen flowering tree from Chile and Argentina. Growing to a height of 25m. Flowers small
Pittosporum eugenioides 'Variegatum'
Evergreen flowering tree/shrub .A Cultivated form of a New Zealand native.growing to a height of 12m One of its common names is lemon wood as the crushed leaves have a strong scent of lemon. The very fragrant yellow flowers are produced during April/May. our specimen is 10.8m high and has a girth of 1.42m.
An Evergreen flowering tree/shrub from New Zealand growing to 7.5m high. It has attractive pealing bark and fragrant Vanilla scented flowers which are produced in late autumn. Our plant is 12.8m high and has a girth of 3.28m.