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!

Ulmus clusius 'New Horizon'

Ulmus clusius 'New Horizon'

A Dutch hybrid elm cultivar raised at Wageningen, it was released for sale in 1983. It is more resistant to Dutch Elm disease spread by the Elm Bark Beetle than are our native elms. It leafs later and holds on to its leaves longer.

location : avenue of 6 trees planted between the Library and Union Square as part of the redevelopment of that area.