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!

Japanese Hornbeam Carpinus japonica

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A deciduous tree growing to 12–15 metres (39–49 ft) tall with leaves that are longer and darker than the European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus). It was awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Location : one in Union Square; square M7; compartment 45A; tag 1061. Planted 2012.