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!

Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora

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A native to the southeastern United States that is widely cultivated around the world. It has showy, lemon-scented flowers that are white, up to 30 cm across, with six to 12 petals with a waxy texture, emerging from the tips of twigs on mature trees in late spring.

Location: rear entrance to the Chancellor's Building; square L6.