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!

Sorbus  'Golden Wonder'

 

Sorbus Golden Wonder

This is a stunning variety of Mountain Ash tree, with white flowers in early summer followed by glossy golden yellow coloured berries. It has dark green leaves which turn vibrant shades of reds and oranges in autumn.

Location : one by side of Lake 1; tag 1018; compartment 21B, Square O11. Planted 04/03/2010. A donation from Philip Davies.