The trees at Keele

We have over 150 species of tree on campus, not counting the 240 species and varieties of Flowering Cherry! Amongst them are many of our common native species as well as some more unusual ones. So, if you can't tell a Beech from a Birch or just want to know a bit more about them then read on!

Cyprus Cedar - Cedrus brevifolia

Cyprus Cedar

A native of Cyprus, this tree was introduced to the UK in 1879 and it is rare or unusual tree in cultivation.

As the name suggests the needles are quite short which helps distinguish it from Cedar of Lebanon. They are rich green in colour with fine white lines above.

Location :We have one young tree planted in memory of . It is close to the weather station by Keele Hall; Square N11; compartment 21b.