Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Rhododendron arboreum


Rose Tree




Kilmacurragh, Kilbride, Co. Wicklow


Situation: Individual Tree
Planting date: 1849
Visited and photographed on: 07-Aug-09
Height: 13 m Girth: 1.82 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Tree
Rare species
Associated with a noted person



This tree was introduced by Joseph Hooker in 1849; it was planted here in 1862 after growing at Glasnevin for 10 years.