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!
Red Maple Acer rubrum
This tree from east and central North America was first grown in Europe in 1656. It has one of the most vibrant autumn colours of all the maples. In its native habitat it is a tree of moist and mixed deciduous woodland.
Location : Two in front of the shops / Students' Union Building