Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Abies alba


Silver Fir




Avondale, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 28-Aug-09
Height: 45 m Girth: 6.02 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Tree
Habitat value
Associated with a noted person



A collossal silver fir planted in the mid 18th century; associated with Samuel Hayes, father of Irish tree culture and author of 'Practical Treatise on Trees' in 1794.