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  'Schouten'


Sorbus Schouten

This is a great choice for streets car parks and urban plantings because it needs next to no maintenance. It is a small tree with a dense oval crown and it has most attractive green feathery foliage with golden yellow berries from August onwards.

Mature height: 5-10m

Location : one by side of Lake 1; tag 1020; compartment 21B, Square O11. Planted 04/03/2010. A donation from Philip Davies.